Marchesi de' Frescobaldi Castel Giocondo Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Sangiovese 1997

9.314 ratings on Delectable
$195

Absolutely gorgeous nose, with plum, Indian spices and blackberry. Full-bodied, with lots of dark chocolate, spices and vanilla. This is so young. Wonderfully silky and refined. I always loved the mint, berry and spice character in this wine and the layers of fruit and fine tannins. Amazing...Best from 2009 through 2020... Wine Spectator

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Ratings on Delectable

Scott Hill Delectable Pro

Fantastic layers of spices and dried herbs with an underlying tar note.

Fantastic layers of spices and dried herbs with an underlying tar note.

9.9

Andrew Steffensmeier

Gorgeous blackberry, dark berries, plum, spices, integrated smooth tannins. Light earthiness. Lengthy pleasing finish. This has it all.

Gorgeous blackberry, dark berries, plum, spices, integrated smooth tannins. Light earthiness. Lengthy pleasing finish. This has it all.

9.6

Andrew Steffensmeier

Prune, dark fruit,subtle spring flowers. Mild earthiness.

Prune, dark fruit,subtle spring flowers. Mild earthiness.

9.3

Blair Ridder

3L - Excellent bottle, took some time to open but was generous when it did. Concentrated over ripe fruits with acidity and mouth coating silkiness.

3L - Excellent bottle, took some time to open but was generous when it did. Concentrated over ripe fruits with acidity and mouth coating silkiness.

9.1