Agostina Pieri 2008 Sangiovese Grosso (Brunello di Montalcino) Rating and Review | Wine Enthusiast
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Agostina Pieri 2008 Sangiovese Grosso (Brunello di Montalcino)

Rating
90
Price
$50
Variety
Region
Wine Type
Red
Alcohol
14.5%
Bottle Size
750 ml
Issue Date
5/1/2013
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Here's a mild and delicate expression of Sangiovese Grosso with crisp berry aromas of pomegranate and cassis that are fleshed out by warmer tones of leather and spice. The wine is bright and finely etched in the mouth with firm tannins and a pretty smoky aftertaste.

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98-100

Classic
The Pinnacle of quality

94-97

Superb
A great achievement

90-93

Excellent
Highly recommended

87-89

Very Good
Often good value; well recommended

83-86

Good
Suitable for everyday consumption, often good value

80-82

Acceptable
Can be employed


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