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Tenute Silvio Nardi Brunello di Montalcino 2011


Brand owner Tenute Silvio Nardi

RRP €45 (Germany, Austria), CHF35 (Switerzland), £36.99, US$68.99

Markets Travel retail/duty free, Europe & US

Contact UK: Champagnes & Châteaux +44 207 326 965, champagneandchateaux.co.uk. Germany: heinz-hein.de. Switzerland: martel.ch. US: kobrandwineandspirits.com

Tenute Silvio Nardi, with 50ha of vineyard dedicated to Brunello, is one of the largest producers in the Montalcino zone. The estate boasts 36 individual vineyard parcels, which yield three versions of Brunello – Silvio Nardi, Manachiara, and Poggio Doria. Emilia Nardi, daughter of Silvio Nardi who directs estate production, said: “Our Brunello 2011 is smooth and succulent, with a deep, full body and firm structure, yet it displays a lovely, immediate drinkability.”