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An Introduction to Brunello Wine

by JJ Buckley Fine Wines

Brunello di Montalcino, typically shortened to Brunello by most collectors and connoisseurs, is a bold wine from Montalcino, a hilltop town located in the Tuscan hills in the province of Siena – roughly 70 miles from Florence and 30 miles from the city of Siena. Brunello comes from a distinct variety of Sangiovese grape, dubbed Sangiovese Grosso. It’s known for large, luscious grapes with thick skins, high tannins and acidity...

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