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Montefalco Sagrantino Chiusa di Pannone 2008, Antonelli San Marco (Umbria, Italy)
Grappa Stravecchia di San Leonardo
Tenuta San Leonardo (Trentino, Italy)
(Distiller: Distilleria Franceschini)
Pomace of San Leonardo Wine
Price: € 49.00 - 500ml Score:

Intense amber yellow, limpid and crystalline.
Intense, clean, pleasing, refined and elegant with aromas of prune, dried fig, vanilla, chocolate, caramel, tobacco, incense, honey and licorice with almost imperceptible alcohol pungency.
Intense flavors and perceptible alcohol pungency which tends to dissolve rapidly, excellent correspondence to the nose, pleasing roundness, balanced sweetness.
Very persistent finish with long flavors of prune, dried fig, honey and chocolate.
Distilled in steam operated batch alembic still. Aged for 5 years in the same barriques used for the production of San Leonardo wine.








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

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