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12 Bottles Tenute Silvio Nardi Brunello Di Montalcino DOCG Sangiovese 2015 750ml

12 Bottles Tenute Silvio Nardi Brunello Di Montalcino DOCG Sangiovese 2015 750ml

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Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy

Notes from the Winemaker

Tenute Silvio Nardi’s classic Brunello is a blend of the finest grapes from the Manachiara and Casale del Bosco estates. Silvio Nardi follows the strict DOCG laws required of a classified Brunello di Montalcino. Yield is limited; only the top 70% of the grapes is used to make the wine. The fruit is carefully handpicked and sorted. Fermentation and maceration takes at least 24 days (varies with parcel) at controlled temperature of less than 86°F. Aged for 12 months in new andused French oak barriques (Allier) before 18 months in large Slavonian oak barrels. Bottle aged at least 12 months before release.

Deep winy red color, with the characteristic bouquet of fresh red fruit. Great tannic structure on the palate, with an excellent acidic framework. A wine with an excellent, lingering aromatic persistency in the nose and in the mouth.

Reviews and Accolades

94 Points/James Suckling
A linear and tight 2015, like many others, with a medium body, firm and fresh tannins and acidity and a berry, walnut and spice palate.

94 Points/Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate
Beautifully polished and bright, the Tenute Silvio Nardi 2015 Brunello di Montalcino offers a textbook rendition from this slightly warm vintage. The wine sketches out classic lines with a generous and full array of Sangiovese aromas. These range from wild fruit and dried cherry to tilled earth, cola and balsam herb. There's a pretty note of blue flower or lilac as well for added elegance. The finish is smooth with integrated tannins and balanced acidity. All the elements work harmoniously here and would be nicely accentuated by a spezzatino di maiale, or pork shoulder slow-cooked with tomato, shallots, red wine and peas.

93 Points/Jeb Dunnuck
The 2015 Brunello di Montalcino is lifted with aromas of licorice, red plum, thyme and dried roses. The palate lends more subtlety with tea leaf, dried cherry, and blood orange, with tannins that build through the finish. Drink 2021-2031.

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