1997 Frescobaldi Brunello di Montalcino Castelgiocondo
Sangiovese Grosso - 750ML

  • WS 96
  • JS 96
  • IWC 91

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WS 96
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, January 2007
Dark ruby-garnet. Decadent aromas of blackberry mushroom and grilled meat. Hints of dried candied fruit. Full and supersilky with seductive opulent fruit character. It's so long and caressing. A thoroughly gorgeous... Dark ruby-garnet. Decadent aromas of blackberry mushroom and grilled meat. Hints of dried candied fruit. Full and supersilky with seductive opulent fruit character. It's so long and caressing. A thoroughly gorgeous bottle.--1997 Italian blind retrospective. Drink now through 2017. 12000 cases made. (Web Only Issue 2007)
JS 96
James Suckling - jamessuckling.com, May 2012
Orange peels, dark fruits, with hints of fresh mushrooms and berries on the nose. Full-bodied and beautiful. This is silky and fresh, wonderfully balanced and precise. This is great wine. Refined.
IWC 91
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, August 2002
Opaque ruby with dark garnet hues. Intense aromas of incense, nutmeg and cinnamon lead to flavors of blackberry, chocolate, espresso and vanilla. Densely structured, with palate-coating gauzy tannins and a decidedly... Opaque ruby with dark garnet hues. Intense aromas of incense, nutmeg and cinnamon lead to flavors of blackberry, chocolate, espresso and vanilla. Densely structured, with palate-coating gauzy tannins and a decidedly mineral edge to the finish. Though it lacks the excitement of the best wines of the vintage, this is a fine offering from Frescobaldi Montalcino estate.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Sangiovese Grosso
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Sub-region Brunello di Montalcino
Vintage 1997