ROSSO DI MONTALCINO

2019 Ginestreto Fuligni

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Grapes Sangiovese Grosso
Colour Red
Origin Italy, Tuscany
Sub-district Rosso di Montalcino

Lovely primary nose of cherries, blackberries and violets. Palate displays lovely freshness, decent fruit weight and depth, cherries, plums and blackberries, nice acidity, decent tannins and length. L&S (Nov 2021)

*Case price discount: Mix any 12 bottles (or 9l equivalent) of wine or 6 bottles of Champagne, Spirits, Sweet Wine or Fortified to get the 'case price' for each bottle.

Fuligni

Founded in 1923 by Giovanni Fuligni, the estate today is co-owned by Robert Guerrini Fuligni and his delightful aunt Maria Flora Fuligni. Together with his aunt, Roberto makes the wines with oenologist Paolo Vagaggini and his son Jacopo, while agronomist Federico Ricci looks after the vineyards.

The estate covers 100 hectares, of which 25 are under vine, almost all planted with Sangiovese, with a small amount of Merlot for the IGT blend. 4 plots, Semiti, San Giovanni, Ginestreto and Cotimeli produce Sangiovese for the Brunelli and Rosso and each vineyard is kept separate during fermentation. What is important is the combined height of the vineyards (350-440m), the density of planting, age of the vines (12-30 plus) and the 'galestro' soils on which they are planted. Fuligni's wines have reached international recognition for their purity of expression, strong backbone of acidity and polished tannins.

These are simply the finest wines of Brunello, epitomising all that is great from the region. The 'Rosso' now comes from a defined part of the vineyard, on clay and tufa rather than the marl of the Brunello. It is made from the outset as a Rosso, with different clones and the intention to make a wine which will be approachable at a much younger age.

The Complete Christmas Mixed Case

If your presents are wrapped, the tree is up, fire is on and the smell of food cooking is permeating the house, then all you need to complete your Christmas is in this box.

Delicious grower Champagne to get your started, classic Burgundy and Bordeaux, an Italian beauty, haunting American Pinot Noir and to finish a Sauternes. Oh and not to forget a glass of Port as you doze off in front of those Christmas specials.

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