Brunello di Montalcino 'Castelgiocondo' Frescobaldi 2017

Red wine robust, importantly, great body and structure, pleasantly spicy, with notes of toasted, important structure and with a significant potential of aging
39.00 €
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Characteristics

Denomination

Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

Grape varieties

Sangiovese 100%

Category

Red Wines

Region

Tuscany (Italy)

Alcohol content

14.5%

Bottle size

75 cl Bottle

Vineyards

In Montalcino, facing south, south-west, at an altitude of 250-450 m. above sea level, on soils rich in sand, clay and calcium

Vinification

Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation

Aging

2 years in Slavonian oak casks, then 2 years in French oak barriques and 4 months in bottle

Additional notes

Contains sulfites

Awards and accolades

Gambero Rosso
2016
3 / 3
Bibenda
2015
James Suckling
2016
95 / 100
Veronelli
2016
93 / 100
Luca Maroni
2016
92 / 100
Vitae AIS
2015

To enjoy it at its best

Serving temp.
18°-20°C
When to open
To enjoy it at its best, we recommend you to let the wine rest in a decanter at least 1 or 2 hours before serving
Glass
Ballon
Ballon

Perfect for robust, full-bodied and intense red wines, which require intense oxygenation to disclose all their deep and complex aromas and enhance the evolution in the glass

When to drink

When to drink

Evolving

Wine good to drink now, but that can have a beautiful evolution after resting for a while in your cellar

You can leave it in you cellar even for more than 10 years

RED WINE BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO 'CASTELGIOCONDO' FRESCOBALDI 2017 DESCRIPTION

Colour Intense ruby ​​red

Scent Fruity aromas of plum and blackberry, tobacco, spices, leather and toasted

Taste Elegant, powerful, balanced, full bodied, warm and with a pleasantly tannic

producer: Frescobaldi

Main wines
Brunello di Montalcino, Chianti, Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon
Foundation year
1300
Hectares of vineyards
923
Winery-owned grapes
100%
Annual production
7.500.000 bt
Enologist
Nicolò D'Afflitto
Address
Via Santo Spirito, 11 - 50125 Firenze (FI)

Perfect to drink with

  • Risotto with Meat Sauce
  • Red Meat Stew
  • Game
  • Roasted and Grilled Meat
  • Aged Cheese
  • Pasta Bolognese