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Review of Grappa, Distillates and Brandy

 

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San Giorgio 2005, Lungarotti (Umbria, Italy)
Grappa di San Leonardo
Tenuta San Leonardo (Trentino, Italy)
(Distiller: Distilleria Franceschini)
Pomace of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc
Price: € 30.00 - 500ml Score: Wine that excels in its category

Limpid, colorless and crystalline.
Intense, clean, pleasing, refined and elegant with aromas of black cherry, raspberry, plum, black currant, hazelnut and hay, with almost imperceptible alcohol pungency.
Intense flavors and perceptible alcohol pungency which tends to dissolve rapidly, good correspondence to the nose, pleasing roundness, balanced sweetness.
Persistent finish with flavors of black cherry, raspberry, black currant and hazelnut.
Distilled in steam operated batch alembic still.








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Rank Wine, Producer
1 Villa Gresti 2006, Tenuta San Leonardo
2 Sagrantino di Montefalco Collepiano 2007, Arnaldo Caprai
3 Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Capitel Monte Olmi 2007, Tedeschi
4 Brunello di Montalcino Vigna Loreto 2007, Mastrojanni
5 Pelago 2009, Umani Ronchi
6 Maximo 2010, Umani Ronchi
7 Langhe Riesling Herzu 2011, Ettore Germano
8 Collio Ribolla Gialla L'Adelchi 2012, Venica
9 Brunello di Montalcino 2007, Donatella Cinelli Colombini
10 I Sodi di San Niccolò 2008, Castellare di Castellina
11 Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico Superiore Podium 2010, Garofoli
12 Adarmando 2011, Tabarrini
13 Montiano 2011, Falesco
14 Camartina 2008, Querciabella
15 San Leonardo 2006, Tenuta San Leonardo

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