Red

1999 Castelluccio Sangiovese Ronco delle Ginestre Forlì IGT

Sangiovese

  • Italy
  • Emilia-Romagna
  • Forlì IGT
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Community Tasting Notes 2

  • mats13 Likes this wine: 94 points

    September 2, 2019 - Aged beautifully. Potpourri and earth gild the dark red dried fruit.

  • beaunehead wrote: 95 points

    May 15, 2010 - This estate sits high on a mountaintop along the border of Emilia-Romanga (and until Mussolini changed the border in the 30s was in Tuscany), and is owned by the son of one of Tuscany's great winemakers, Vittorio Fiore. The Ronco delle Ginestre, an old-vine, tre bicchieri winning Sangiovese, is reminiscent of an autumn picnic of grilled portobellos deep in the forest. Layer upon layer of smoky, spicy, dried berry, tobacco, earthy aromas and flavors roll gently and elegantly across the palate before slowly fading into a whispering echo. Truly wonderful wine.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1999
  • Type Red
  • Producer Castelluccio
  • Varietal Sangiovese
  • Designation Ronco delle Ginestre
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Italy
  • Region Emilia-Romagna
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Forlì IGT

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  • In Cellars 1 (11%)
  • Consumed 8 (89%)

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