Posts tagged "Montalcino"
Brunello, Now More Than Ever.

Brunello, Now More Than Ever.

After the Brunellogate scandal a few years back and despite the recent criminal tragedy at Soldera, Brunello di Montalcino stands at a moment of renaissance.  A second act if you will.  With the recent publication of the very fine and wonderfully opinionated book Brunello di Montalcino by Kerin O’Keefe, we may be seeing a lot...
Wines of the Week:  Randomness

Wines of the Week: Randomness

2007 Sassetti Livio – Pertimali, Rosso di Montalcino ~$32.00 I had high hopes for this wine as I love this producers Brunello (they were part of the Brunello tasting blogged about in June).  Essentially, the Rosso is a younger version of Brunello.  It receives less aging and is released sooner so it is generally more...