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2018 Le Ragnaie Brunello di Montalcino

TuscanyRedHighly RecommendInternationalNew ArrivalsPrivate Cellar

$ 160.00 AUD

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Le Ragnaie is known for its elegant, terroir-driven wines that stand out in this Tuscan powerhouse category. All vineyards are worked following the strict guidelines of organic agriculture. 100% Sangiovese grown at the highest point of the entire Montalcino area, at about 600 metres above sea level!

Region - Tuscany

Type - Red

Year - 2018

Winery - Best of Italy

Grape - Sangiovese

Volume - Standard - 750ml

About the wine

Tasting notes

This is a very elegant and perfumed expression of Sangiovese with lifted floral aromas that recall blue flower and dried wild rose. Beyond those delicate tones, you get cherry, cassis, strawberry, cedar, stone dust, and wet earth. The symmetry here is impeccable, as is its purity of fruit, with fine-grained, dusty tannins that result in a structured finale.

Wine descriptors

Captivating and Complex, Elegant and Fine, For the Cellar, Something Special

Fruit aromas & flavour

Cherries, Dark Berries, Red Berries

Other aromas & flavour

Earth, Florals, Minerality, Spices

Body type

medium

Acidity

medium

Food pairings

Pork

Cheese

Pizza

Fish

Red Meat

Pasta

BBQ

Vegetables

Poultry

Shellfish

Oysters

Spicy Foods

Cured Meats

Desserts

The Grape

Sangiovese

Sangiovese is a Tuscan red grape variety that has become the most planted and famous variety in Italy. You may know this variety by a few other names like Chianti, Brunello di Montalcino, Montefalco Rosso or Carmignano, but rest assured it's all the same grape, but it may grow in different regions. Sangiovese is made for food and shows with aromas and flavours of cherry, red berries, roasted tomato, balsamic, Italian herbs, coffee and cured meats, backed by cutting acidity and a good grip of tannins. The best examples come from Montalcino (Brunello di Montalcino) and can age decades!

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