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Grappa di Brunello Riserva Oro dei Carati, Nannoni (Tuscany, Italy)
Grappa di Brunello Riserva Oro dei Carati
Nannoni (Tuscany, Italy)
Raw matter: Pomace of Brunello di Montalcino
Price: € 50.00 - 70cl Score:
Grappa di Brunello Riserva Oro dei Carati shows an intense golden yellow color, limpid and crystalline. The nose reveals intense, clean, pleasing, refined and elegant aromas of chocolate, dried fig, hazelnut, licorice, prune, walnut, tobacco, honey and dried violet, with almost imperceptible alcohol pungency. In the mouth has intense flavors with perceptible alcohol pungency which tends to dissolve rapidly, excellent correspondence to the nose, balanced sweetness, pleasing roundness. The finish is very persistent with long flavors of chocolate, dried fig, prune and hazelnut. Grappa di Brunello Riserva Oro dei Carati is distilled in a batch steam operated alembic still and ages for 5 years in Limousine oak barrique.








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Rank Wine, Producer
1 Franciacorta Pas Dosé Récemment Dégorgé 2006, Cavalleri (Italy)
2 Sagrantino di Montefalco Collepiano 2007, Arnaldo Caprai (Italy)
3 Adarmando 2009, Tabarrini (Italy)
4 Avvoltore 2009, Moris Farms (Italy)
5 Batàr 2008, Querciabella (Italy)
6 Gran Masetto 2007, Endrizzi (Italy)
7 Trento Talento Brut Riserva 2007, Letrari (Italy)
8 Collio Sauvignon Ronco delle Mele 2010, Venica (Italy)
9 San Leonardo 2006, Tenuta San Leonardo (Italy)
10 Confini 2007, Lis Neris (Italy)
11 Trento Brut Riserva Methius 2006, Dorigati (Italy)
12 Brunello di Montalcino 2006, Siro Pacenti (Italy)
14 Camartina 2008, Querciabella (Italy)
14 Barolo Cannubi Boschis 2005, Sandrone (Italy)
15 Brunello di Montalcino Vigneto Manachiara 2005, Tenute Silvio Nardi (Italy)

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