Castelgiocondo 2013 Brunello di Montalcino, Frescobaldi

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Rare find from the outstanding 2013 vintage! The CastelGiocondo estate lies on the southwestern slope of Montalcino, at elevations ranging from 600 to 1,200 feet. Diverse soils and ideal exposure bring beautiful ripeness and development to the indigenous Sangiovese Grosso. This wine is always a classic, and the outstanding 2013 is no exception. Wine Enthusiast Magazine selected this as #35 on the Top 100 Wines of 2018! They scored it 96 points and said “Wild berry, crushed violet, pipe tobacco and chopped herb aromas leap out of the glass. Smooth and savory, the full-bodied palate shows restraint and elegance, delivering red cherry, pomegranate, ground clove and black pepper alongside taut, fine-grained tannins and bright acidity.” James Suckling scored this 95 points saying “A firm and silky red with plum and dried cherry and some orange peel character. Full body and solid with a flavorful finish. A linear line of acidity and firm tannins make this one of the most structured wines…

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