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Biondi-Santi 1961 Brunello di Montalcino

Lot: 5514

Biondi-Santi 1961 Brunello di Montalcino

Winning Bid: £286

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Lot:
Winery: 
Biondi-Santi
Vintage: 
1961
Region: 
Tuscany, Italy
Cask Ageing: 
3 Years / Slavonian Oak
Bottled Strength: 
12.8%
Bottle Size: 
72cl
product Details

Biondi-Santi 1961 Brunello di Montalcino

Brunello di Montalcino is one of the great under-appreciated wines of Italy.  100% Sangiovese which undergoes an extended period of pre-fermentation maceration to extract maximum colour, flavour and tannins which affords the wine its ability to mature for long periods.  Brunello di Montalcino must be aged in oak for a minimum of 2 years, though traditionally winemakers - such as Biondi-Santi here - would age their Brunello in Slavonian oak for at least 3 years before release.

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