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Citille di Sopra Brunello di Montalcino 2007, Italy

Rating
95.00
Year
2007
Region
Tuscany
Varietal
Brunello di Montalcino
Food Pairing
Grilled veal chops
Price
$39.95

Priced at the low end for Brunello, this is still a luxury purchase, but it wallops many of its more expensive kin. Power, structure, ripe fruit and an elegant mineral-like character come together in this marvellously complex juice, woven with ample fine-grained tannins. Cellar it for up to 15 years or pair it now with grilled veal chops.

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Beppi Crosariol writes about wine and spirits in the Globe Life and Style sections.He has been The Globe's wine and spirits columnist for more than 10 years. In the late 1990s, he also wrote a food trends column called The Biting Edge.Beppi used to cover business law for ROB and previously edited the paper's weekly technology section. More

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