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Date Printed: 7/10/2014
Castiglion del Bosco Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 1997
Castiglion del Bosco Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 1997
(search item no. 76733)
Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
PRICE ON 7/10/2014: $49.99

Winemaker's Notes:

"Grilled meat and cranberry, with slightly lifted aromas of coffee, cherry and berry. Full-bodied, with silky tannins and a lovely cherry and berry aftertaste."
-Wine Spectator
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About Castiglion del Bosco:

Situated in the province of Siena where the renown area of "Brunello di Montalcino" is found, Castiglion del Bosco encompasses approximately 4,450 acres of land, 125 of which are vineyards with plans to plant 15 more acres. The farm is located between the historic towns of Buonconvento and Montalcino. Given the truly magnificent geographical position of the estate, perched on a hill looking down onto the surrounding valleys, exposure is optimal resulting in wines of excellent quality. These are very exciting wines, new and classic at the same time.

Castiglion del Bosco was the first to produce and bottle Brunello di Montalcino in the sixties and today represents one of the most important properties of this region. Plans are currently underway to produce new wines and expand the existing cellar. This estate prides itself on the highest level of quality combined with respect for tradition. Claudio Basla, from Altesino, also consults at Castiglion del Bosco insuring the same levels of quality that we have always enjoyed from that estate.