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  • Name: Caprilli Rosso di Montalcino 2013
  • Year: 0
  • Category: B. Red
  • Varietal: Sangiovese
  • Origin: Italy: Tuscany
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Rosso di Montalcino is made with the same varietal as Brunello but should not be considered merely Brunello’s “little brother”. The grapes come from younger Sangiovese vines, about 10 years old, that later will be used for the production of Brunello. The wine-making style is for a wine that drinks younger. The Rosso is released one year after the harvest. 90 Points – Vinous Media “Very dark red. Smoky, earthy nuances dominate red cherry on the nose. Then big and dense on the palate, with rich red cherry and underbrush flavors that linger nicely. Finishes creamy, with a peppery nuance and a trace of alcoholic warmth. This huge Rosso is not unlike a Brunello..."