Cupano Brunello di Montalcino 2009
Wine: Cupano Brunello di Montalcino 2009
Region: Tuscany, Italy
Grapes: 100% Sangiovese
Description: A full bodied wine with plenty of black fruit, roasted coffee bean, vanilla, and melting chocolate. Rich rounded and warming. The ideal Christmas wine with rich, meat dishes or with cheese. Also delicious as a nightcap at the end of the evening.
Other: In the province of Siena, located about 80 km south of Florence this estate proved some interesting geological history since it was once under the sea and revealed historic fossilized remains of a whale in the vineyard.