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Grappa di Brunello di Montalcino, Tenute Silvio Nardi (Tuscany, Italy)
Grappa di Brunello di Montalcino
Tenute Silvio Nardi (Tuscany, Italy)
(Distiller: Distillerie Colessi)
Raw matter: Pomace of Sangiovese
Price: € 15.00 - 50cl Score:
This grappa is colorless, limpid and crystalline. The nose reveals intense, clean and pleasing aromas of black cherry, blackberry, violet, plum, raspberry and hazelnut, with almost imperceptible pungency. In the mouth has intense flavors with perceptible alcohol pungency which tends to dissolve rapidly, good correspondence to the nose, balanced sweetness, pleasing roundness. The finish is persistent with flavors of black cherry, plum and blackberry. This grappa is distilled with a batch alembic still. Alcohol 42%.








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Rank Wine, Producer
1 Aglianico del Vulture Il Repertorio 2006, Cantine del Notaio (Italy)
2 Brunello di Montalcino Progetto Prime Donne 2004, Donatella Cinelli Colombini (Italy)
3 Trento Brut Riserva Methius 2004, Dorigati (Italy)
4 Barolo Bussia 2001, Prunotto (Italy)
5 Chianti Classico Riserva 2005, Capannelle (Italy)
6 Sangiovese di Romagna Superiore Riserva Thea 2005, Tre Monti (Italy)
7 Soave Motto Piane 2008, Fattori (Italy)
8 Aglianico del Vulture La Firma 2004, Cantine del Notaio (Italy)
9 Arkezia Muffo di San Sisto 2004, Fazi Battaglia (Italy)
10 Sagrantino di Montefalco Passito 2004, Adanti (Italy)
11 Confini 2007, Lis Neris (Italy)
12 Blanc des Rosis 2006, Schiopetto (Italy)
13 Brunello di Montalcino Vigneto Manachiara 2005, Tenute Silvio Nardi (Italy)
14 Barolo Sorano 2004, Alario (Italy)
15 Barolo Cannubi Boschis 2005, Sandrone (Italy)

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