Red

2010 Azienda Agricola San Giuseppe Rosso di Montalcino Stella di Campalto

Sangiovese

  • Italy
  • > Tuscany
  • > Montalcino
  • > Rosso di Montalcino
Drink between 2012 - 2020
CT90.5 4 reviews
Borrowed from 2003
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Community Tasting Notes 3

  • MLD70 wrote: (91 points)

    September 30, 2014 - Gave it an hour of air in the bottle then drank with Michael White's recipe for pork shoulder ragu over fusili. A spectacular pairing -- the wine is definitely a cut above most Rossos, with rich aromatics and a more lush, complex palate than most I've tried. I agree it doesn't scream "Sangiovese" but it does scream "delicious!"

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  • Bob H wrote:

    August 8, 2014 - Another look at this wine; this is a shade lighter in the glass than the Salicutti; the nose is "broader" and more serious/nuanced, although nothing jumps out as clearly as the red fruits & menthol in the first wine - so in a nutshell, less clarity with this nose, but overall more complexity.

    Less red-fruited on the palate as well, and without that tannic bite. Clearly a well-made wine, but to my palate, less "Sangiovese", if that makes any sense.

    That said, I'm looking forward to pairing these two youngsters with my wife's Quattro Formaggi pizza in about 10 minutes, so we'll see what develops.

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  • Bob H wrote:

    June 20, 2014 - Translucent ruby in the glass; nice legs, with a mentholated cherry aroma.

    Still very primary on the palate, with sour cherry fruit and more of a tannic kick than you might normally expect from a Rosso. This was just popped & poured, but clearly demands some food, so I'll come back once I've had the chance to pair this up with some pizza.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2010
  • Type Red
  • Producer Azienda Agricola San Giuseppe
  • Varietal Sangiovese
  • Designation Stella di Campalto
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Italy
  • Region Tuscany
  • SubRegion Montalcino
  • Appellation Rosso di Montalcino

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 66 (40%)
  • In Cellars 88 (53%)
  • Consumed 11 (7%)

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