Altesino

Brunello di Montalcino Sangiovese

9.176 ratings
9.011 pro ratings
Montalcino, Siena, Tuscany, Italy
Sangiovese
Mushrooms, Manchego & Parmesan, Beef, Venison, White Rice, Potato, Exotic Spices, Baking Spices, Pasta, Herbs, Beans & Peas, Hard Cheese, Pungent Cheese, Chicken, Salami & Prosciutto, Soft Cheese, Duck, Tomato-Based, Pork, Chili & Hot Spicy, Lamb, Turkey, Onion, Shallot, Garlic
Top Notes For
Jeremy Shanker

Sommelier at RN74

9.1

Light and elegant

Light and elegant

Oct 14th, 2017
Cathy Corison

Owner/Winemaker Corison Winery

9.5

Half bottle. Love. Baking spices. Pencil lead. Fig. Tart cherries Tuscan bitter balance.

Half bottle. Love. Baking spices. Pencil lead. Fig. Tart cherries Tuscan bitter balance.

2 people found it helpfulFeb 2nd, 2015
Matt Sterr

Tradtional in style. Tonneau aging, no new oak.

Tradtional in style. Tonneau aging, no new oak.

Oct 21st, 2015
Heidi McLain

Single-vineyard Brunello with a nose of rosemary, sage, garrigue. Memorable and outstanding! #brunello #sangiovese #altesino #winebow #delectableapp

Single-vineyard Brunello with a nose of rosemary, sage, garrigue. Memorable and outstanding! #brunello #sangiovese #altesino #winebow #delectableapp

Sep 14th, 2015
M. Ventre

Keep holding on for this one.. Very primary

Keep holding on for this one.. Very primary

Mar 3rd, 2015
Derek Cohen

Wine sales, The Wine Shoppe at Green Hills

9.3

Classic, probably could go in the bottle another 3-5 years to be more perfect, but apparently a vintage that drinks younger.

Classic, probably could go in the bottle another 3-5 years to be more perfect, but apparently a vintage that drinks younger.

Jan 20th, 2015
Alexis Davis Iaconis

Hospitality Director Copain Wines

8.7

Took a while to open. Lighter tannins than expected. All tart fruits, even for 09.

Took a while to open. Lighter tannins than expected. All tart fruits, even for 09.

Jan 14th, 2015
Joe D'Angelo

Always a great Brunello

Always a great Brunello

Mar 31st, 2014
Hugh O'Riordan

A delicious wine

A delicious wine

Jul 10th, 2019
Debra Copeland

First Brunello of the night

First Brunello of the night

Jan 1st, 2019