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1998 Col d'Orcia Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

$228.00

A certified organic estate in Tuscany, Col d’Orcia is committed to the integrity of their land and wine. The estate name translated means ‘the hill overlooking the Orcia River’, which allows for ideal growing conditions including plenty of sunshine. Their quality in winemaking is reflective in the charming Brunello di Montalcino as it exudes complexity on the nose and palate. A bold wine, it offers an abundance of fruit and spice aromas, along with a long finish. Pair this beauty with red meat entrees, hearty stews and cheeses.


ABV % = 13.5

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Tuscany

Tuscany is one of Italy's most recognized and beloved wine regions, and the red Sangiovese grape rules here. Within Tuscany, great Sangiovese-based wines can be found in a diversity of styles from Chianti, Chianti Classico, Rosso di Montalcino, Brunello di Montalcino, Morellino di Scansano, Carmignano, and Vino Nobile di Montapulciano. It is also here where the great "Super Tuscans" were started, in the area of Bolgheri. These tend to be comprised of Sangiovese blended with international varieties such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, and Syrah. Tuscany is also home to great white wines such as Vernaccia di San Gimignano, and sweet wines called Vin Santo.

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