Region: Montalcino, Italy
Ageing Potential: 10+
Perfect with: Pan fried steak or osso bucco braise
Why you’ll love it:
Il Palazzone is a small, family-owned farm located close to the town of Montalcino in the heart of the Brunello di Montalcino DOCG zone. Only 2000 cases are produced each year from Sangiovese Grosso grown in 3 vineyards located in a distinct part of the appellation. Aged for 41 months in large oak barrels.
Ruby red with garnet rim. Nose is complex with aromas of red cherries, plum, dusty, earthiness, potpourri and a hint of allspice and fruitcake. Palate is medium bodied, vibrant with well balanced acidity and fine grainy tannins. Intense flavours of ripe cherries, raisins, prunes, tobacco leaf, liquorice, wild herbs and nutmeg.