Marchesi de' Frescobaldi

Castelgiocondo Brunello di Montalcino Sangiovese

9.285 ratings
9.26 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
Jeremiah A. Flores

For being the best vintage ever produced; it's not overwhelmingly outstanding.

For being the best vintage ever produced; it's not overwhelmingly outstanding.

1 person found it helpfulOct 16th, 2015
Ryan Stewart

Tobacco, vanilla, spice, dried herbs, raspberry, wet earth. Seductive notes of chocolate cherry. Loooong finish.

Tobacco, vanilla, spice, dried herbs, raspberry, wet earth. Seductive notes of chocolate cherry. Loooong finish.

Sep 9th, 2015
John Howard

Harvest production at Hirsch and Cobb Wineries

9.6

OMG. Crushed rocks, pencil shavings, red and darker fruit, baby bit of plastic/band aid, cinnamon, Intensely aromatic, 3+ minute finish. Unbelievably good!

OMG. Crushed rocks, pencil shavings, red and darker fruit, baby bit of plastic/band aid, cinnamon, Intensely aromatic, 3+ minute finish. Unbelievably good!

Sep 7th, 2015
Kurt Schuster

Costco value find. Dealt out developed fruits with just enough time to keep things firm and not flabby. Delicious ranges of fruit spanning blueberries to raspberries and all the various colors and tones in between. A slight bit of spiciness and a bite thats more of a bell pepper than actual chilies

Costco value find. Dealt out developed fruits with just enough time to keep things firm and not flabby. Delicious ranges of fruit spanning blueberries to raspberries and all the various colors and tones in between. A slight bit of spiciness and a bite thats more of a bell pepper than actual chilies

Jun 9th, 2020
Sagee Aran

Needs to breath at least an hour. Color not bold shows the age. Aromas of leather and celler, green grass cut. Strong tanins that soften during the opening of the bottle, good structure and texture. Mature dark fruits, but not jammy. Enjoyable

Needs to breath at least an hour. Color not bold shows the age. Aromas of leather and celler, green grass cut. Strong tanins that soften during the opening of the bottle, good structure and texture. Mature dark fruits, but not jammy. Enjoyable

Oct 8th, 2019
Hanibal

starting to become approachable....allot of life still in it but already delicious

starting to become approachable....allot of life still in it but already delicious

Dec 19th, 2018
Chris Nichols

Stunning and open for such a young wine. Beautiful berries with leather and complexity.

Stunning and open for such a young wine. Beautiful berries with leather and complexity.

Jan 27th, 2018
ES
9.2

Lovely well made Brunello, perfect for Thanksgiving.

Lovely well made Brunello, perfect for Thanksgiving.

Nov 24th, 2017
Lenny Castiglione

Drinking nice and has structure to go the distance to drink for a long time.

Drinking nice and has structure to go the distance to drink for a long time.

Oct 20th, 2016
John Davidson

Delicious at every turn

Delicious at every turn

Aug 7th, 2016