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Brandy di Brunello, Altesino (Tuscany, Italy)
Brandy di Brunello
Altesino (Tuscany, Italy)
(Distiller: Distilleria Nannoni)
Raw matter: Brunello di Montalcino
Price: € 25.00 - 50cl Score:
This brandy shows a pale amber yellow color and nuances of golden yellow, very transparent. The nose reveals intense, clean and refined aromas of chocolate, hazelnut, prune, dried violet, vanilla and honey, with almost imperceptible alcohol pungency. In the mouth has intense flavors with perceptible alcohol pungency which tends to dissolve rapidly, good correspondence to the nose, pleasing roundness, balanced. The finish is persistent with flavors of chocolate, prune and honey. This brandy is produced with Brunello di Montalcino distilled in discontinuous steam operated alembic still and aged in casks of different woods. Alcohol 42%.








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Rank Wine, Producer
1 Arkezia Muffo di San Sisto 2004, Fazi Battaglia (Italy)
2 Brunello di Montalcino Vigneto Manachiara 2005, Tenute Silvio Nardi (Italy)
3 Confini 2007, Lis Neris (Italy)
4 Barolo Cannubi Boschis 2005, Sandrone (Italy)
5 Trento Brut Riserva Methius 2004, Dorigati (Italy)
6 Rosso Conero Riserva Grosso Agontano 2007, Garofoli (Italy)
7 Aglianico del Vulture Il Repertorio 2006, Cantine del Notaio (Italy)
8 Brunello di Montalcino 2006, Siro Pacenti (Italy)
9 Soave Motto Piane 2008, Fattori (Italy)
10 Batàr 2008, Querciabella (Italy)
11 Brunello di Montalcino Progetto Prime Donne 2004, Donatella Cinelli Colombini (Italy)
12 Collio Sauvignon Ronco delle Mele 2010, Venica (Italy)
13 Barolo Bussia 2001, Prunotto (Italy)
14 Gran Masetto 2007, Endrizzi (Italy)
15 Chianti Classico Riserva 2005, Capannelle (Italy)

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