Poggio San Polo Brunello di Montalcino 2015 - Tuscany, Italy

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This wine is ruby-red with garnet highlights. The bouquet is full and harmonic, with notes of plums, spices, dried flowers and earthy undertones such as tobacco, anise and coffee. This Brunello is dry, warm and well-structured, with an elegant and persistent finish.

A lifelong ambassador of Allegrini wines, Marilisa Allegrini was the first Italian woman to appear on the cover of Wine Spectator and was recently named Cavaliere del Lavoro. She is the heroine of a unique story full of passion and foresight, dedication, and respect for the environment. A story that starts with the family business in Valpolicella - Veneto - and her arrival in Tuscany in 2001 to implement the ambitious production diversification project right here in this unique and multi-faceted terroir. San Polo is a proud representative of this project, with its organic vineyards, its certifications, its avant-garde cellar where sustainable architecture rules, and most importantly, with its forward-thinking philosophy. It is a captivating story, also intertwining the fate of her daughters Carlotta and Caterina, who today, alongside their mother, continue this entrepreneurial project with the values, ethics, and same spirit of innovation and determination that was once founded on the family’s great passion for wine.

San Polo’s vineyards are located at 400-450 meters (1312-1476 feet) above sea level and the soils are quite poor and stony, composed mainly of galestro (schistous clay), and are very suitable for harnessing Sangiovese’s vitality by limiting yield in favour of grape quality. A fine job of parcelling has allowed us to separately manage each single vineyard in order to maximize the potential of a truly unique terroir.

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