Il Paradiso Di Frassina

Il Paradiso di Frassina

Brunello di Montalcino Sangiovese 2011

Purchased at the winery. We did a group day trip tour from Rome to Tuscany. It was March, but the vineyard and its Bose speakers was still a fun attraction. 4.5 years later, having survived a move, among other things, we finally decided to pop it.
Nose: crushed rose petals, children’s cherry robitussin, bittersweet chocolate, forest floor after a campfire nearby.
Palette: raspberry & cherry, leather glove, velvety tannin that is pretty chill. Lighter body compared to other brunello, what sometimes is referred to as “elegance” honestly, kind of like Mozart (where other Brunellos can be like Wagner or something more modern) hehe.
Finish: menthol on the finish
— 2 months ago

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@Mo Salem All The best. Happy New Year's. Hope to meet you in the upcoming year!
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Yes of course Dave, that would be nice....
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Happy new year, Mo and Inor!

Il Paradiso di Manfredi

Riserva Brunello di Montalcino Sangiovese 2008

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9.0

A lovely old school biodynamic Brunello, made out of Sangiovese Grosso, which are aged for 36-40 month. Bought and drunk in a wine bar in Florence, this one experienced an accelerated maturation. The huge wine cellar of this famous wine shop is simply too warm, approx 23-24 c (summer time), vs the ideal 14-15 c. The wine was still lovely, but with limited aging potential. The color was deep red, with a light touch of brown. Nose lightly oxidized, barnyard, black cherries, dry leaves, tobacco, leather, earthiness, plums, full body, firm well integrated tannins. Long finish. I wish It would had been more fresh... My score 90, drink this one now, a well stored one perhaps to 2025 — 5 years ago

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Paul Watson

Paul Watson

I'm finding the '08s ready to roll too, despite storage conditions.