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Tasting Notes

WE94

Altesino delivers a wonderfully harmonious wine that invites one delicious sip after another thanks to its polished intensity. Subtle wood shadings appear in the background of bright cherry and blackberry. Overall, what distinguishes this wine is the sense of focus, sharpness and purity.

WS92

Shows bright berry, earth, mushroom and leather on the nose. Full-bodied, with very ripe, almost raisiny fruit. Tight and lean now, but the rich fruit comes through on the finish. Give this time. Best after 2011. 10,000 cases made.


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The Winery

Altesino

Located within the historic walls of Palazzo Altesi in the heart of Southern Tuscany, Altesino is a global leader in innovative winemaking focusing on Sangiovese. The prestigious Brunello di Montalcino producer’s estate covers approximately 80 hectares. In 1975, they launched the introduction of the “Cru” in the Montalcino region and now have 44 hectares of vineyards sub-divided into “Crus” of Altesino— Castelnuovo dell’Abate, Macina, Pianezzine, and Montosoli. With its 1985 vintage, Altesino pioneered the concept of Brunello futures—wine purchased before its release.

Altesino takes pride in striving for nothing less than producing high quality wines during each stage of production. Aside from being a top producer of Brunello, their portfolio extends to modern wines including Alte d’Altesi, Palazzo Altesi and Rosso di Altesino.

www.altesino.it



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