Montalcino enjoyed a very good vintage in 2009, and this pretty Rosso di Montalcino from Tenute Silvio Nardi shows why. Bright and youthful, with a taste of dark cherries and spice, this junior Brunello makes delicious drinking now ― or a few years from now.
Pull the cork on a bottle for a bowl of pasta fagioli, a rustic pasta dish, simple roast chicken or grilled pork chops.
● Region: Tuscany
● Price: $17 to $27
● Style: Rich and spicy
● What it goes with: Roast chicken, pasta, bean soups
By S. Irene Virbila
(Los Angeles Times)
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