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San Leonardo 2007, Tenuta San Leonardo (Trentino, Italy)
Acquavite di Idromele di Castagno, Rosmarino e Acacia
Nannoni (Tuscany, Italy)
Chestnut, Rosemary and Acacia Mead
Price: € 15.00 - 200ml Score:

Brilliant amber yellow, limpid and crystalline.
Intense, clean, pleasing and refined with aromas of honey, vanilla, hazelnut, rosemary and beeswax, with almost imperceptible alcohol pungency.
Intense flavors and perceptible alcohol pungency which tends to dissolve rapidly, good correspondence to the nose, pleasing roundness.
Persistent finish with flavors of honey, hazelnut and rosemary.
Distilled in a batch steam operated alembic still and aged for 6 months in 50 liters wood barrels. Product made by Distilleria Nannoni and commercialized with its own label by “Villa I Cipressi”.








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

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