Tassi Brunello di Montalcino 2018

Tassi Brunello di Montalcino 2018

Tassi Brunello di Montalcino 2018

Regular price $151.00

In the heart of Tuscany, the Montalcino region stands as a testament to Italy's winemaking excellence. The Tassi Brunello di Montalcino 2018, born from this storied terroir, emerges as an embodiment of tradition and innovation. As we embark on a journey to discover the allure of this remarkable wine, let's delve into the distinctive character of Montalcino and the vintage, 2018, which played a pivotal role in shaping this extraordinary Brunello.

Montalcino's Enchanting Terroir: Montalcino, a picturesque region blessed with rolling hills and sun-kissed vineyards, has been revered for its Sangiovese grapes. These grapes thrive in diverse microclimates and soils, delivering wines that capture the essence of the land. Among Montalcino's treasures, Brunello di Montalcino reigns supreme, and the 2018 vintage is celebrated for its remarkable quality.

Tasting Note - Tassi Brunello di Montalcino 2018:

Appearance: In the glass, the Tassi Brunello di Montalcino 2018 presents an enchanting garnet hue, a reflection of its depth and character.

Aroma: On the nose, this Brunello di Montalcino offers a captivating bouquet of red fruit, florals, and subtle complexities. Ripe cherries, dried roses, and violets intertwine with hints of leather, tobacco, and a delicate touch of spice.

Taste: The palate is a profound journey through Montalcino's terroir and the remarkable 2018 vintage. Layers of red fruit, including succulent raspberries and plums, dance on the palate, delivering a harmonious and structured character. Fine-grained tannins and vibrant acidity create an elegant balance.

Finish: The finish is an enduring testament to the vintage's excellence, leaving behind a lasting impression of red berries, leather, and a touch of Tuscan herbs.

Food Pairing:

  1. Wagyu Skirt Steak (MB9+) with Wild Fungi (Wineology): Elevate your culinary experience by pairing the Tassi Brunello di Montalcino 2018 with Wagyu skirt steak from Wineology, served with wild fungi. The wine's depth and structure complement the dish's richness, creating an unforgettable combination.

  2. Tomato with Stracciatella, Basil, and Pepper (Wineology): Embrace the wine's versatility with a dish of tomato, stracciatella cheese, basil, and freshly cracked pepper from Wineology. The Brunello's vibrant acidity accentuates the tomato's freshness, resulting in a harmonious pairing.

Indulge in the Tassi Brunello di Montalcino 2018, a wine that encapsulates the enchantment of Montalcino's terroir and the finesse of the 2018 vintage, while savoring the culinary offerings of Wineology.

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Tasting notes from our sommeliers:

A surprising Brunello. Absolutely delicious with flavour that just bursts off your tongue.

Country: Italy | Region: Montalcino

Winemaker: Tassi | Vintage: 2018

Style: Red | Variety: Sangiovese

Primary Flavours: Leather, Tobacco, and Cherry

Acidity: 3.0 | Sweetness: 1.0 | Tannin: 3.0 | Body: 3.0 | Alcohol: 3.0

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