2018 Biondi-Santi Tenuta Greppo Rosso di Montalcino [V92]

2018 Biondi-Santi Tenuta Greppo Rosso di Montalcino

2018 Biondi-Santi Tenuta Greppo Rosso di Montalcino [V92]

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Producer: Biondi-Santi 
Region: 
Rosso di Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy 
Varietal:
Sangiovese 
Year: 
2018 

Vinous, 92 Points 

"A bright, vibrant red in the glass, the 2018 Rosso di Montalcino takes its time, slowly unfolding to show pretty roses and hints of cherry, leather and Tuscan dust.  It’s silky and caressing on the palate, revealing outstanding purity with a vivid display of wild strawberry and minerals.  The 2018 then takes a turn toward the savory side, becoming quite mineral yet remaining juicy and remarkably fresh for such a young Rosso.  While this is a bit of a departure from the typical “Baby Brunello” style of the Biondi-Santi Rosso, I find it quite attractive and a nice option for enjoying the house style without buying up to the bigger wines." 

Winemaker Notes: 

"Honest and clean cut, the 2018 Rosso di Montalcino reveals aromas of small red berry fruits as we find them in the forest during summer: raspberries, wild strawberries and red currant, but also sour cherries, so typical of Sangiovese from a cool vintage, which are immediately backed up by pretty scents of violets and hints of aromatic herbs. On the palate it shows all its energy with a lively freshness and a centered, fruity core with fine-grained tannins leading to a fragrant and deliciously savoury finish. An elegant vintage." 

Alcohol: 13% 

*Price and availability in store may vary. Vintage date may differ from pictured. 

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