Tuscany, Italy

Rosso di Montalcino DOC – 2015

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  • Vineyard Profile

    • Grape Source: 100% estate vineyards
    • Vine Age: 10 years
  • Vintage Report

    • “Harvest 2015 was one of great satisfaction at Tenuta Greppo. Even our youngest
      wine, the Rosso di Montalcino, bears the characteristics of an exceptional vintage,
      displaying an impressive structure and an refined, intensely fruity bouquet. A wine
      ready to drink now, while maintaining a notable ageability in the bottle.” —Jacopo Biondi Santi

      2015 Vintage Notes 

      A hot and dry year with constant warm temperatures from May through August, which permitted the grapes to ripen perfectly. Harvest began on September 21st

  • Vinification

    • At harvest the grapes displayed a perfect balance between fruit, tannins and acidity. Traditional red wine vinification at controlled temperatures.

    • Aging: 12 months in Slavonian oak
  • Technical Information

    • Varietal Composition: 100% Sangiovese Grosso (BBS11 Clone)
  • Tasting Notes

    • Bright ruby red. Ample and intense bouquet with aromas of violets and wisteria in flower, fresh cherries and delicate hints of citron which are intertwined with spicy notes of pink and white pepper corns and a subtle, sweet scent of vanilla pod. Elegant and distinguished, this Rosso di Montalcino has a smooth and medium bodied flavor with a fruity core. This exceptional vintage reveals an impressive tannic structure and a well-balanced fragrant acidity which is typical for the terroir at Tenuta Greppo. The finish is long and savory.

    • Serving Suggestions: Serve at 18°C- 64°F; Uncork and remove a small amount of wine from the bottle at least 1 or 2 hours before serving.



  • Biondi-Santi Rosso di Montalcino DOC – 2016 – James Suckling – 90 Points

    A finely structured Rosso with firmness and density, showing plums and a hint of citrus. Medium body. Fresh finish. Drink now.

  • Biondi-Santi Rosso di Montalcino 2015 – Vinous – 94 Points

    Il Greppo's 2015 Rosso di Montalcino is absolutely gorgeous. Sweet tobacco, dried red cherry, cedar, rosemary, mint and anise give the Rosso lovely aromatic complexity, but it is the wine's body and resonance that stand out most. A wine of real stature and depth, Biondi-Santi's 2015 Rosso is all class, not to mention a real overachiever in my tastings and a rare Rosso that delivers the goods big time. Sadly, it won't come cheaply.

  • Biondi-Santi Rosso di Montalcino – 2015 – Wine Enthusiast – 91 Points

    Delicate scents of rose, wild berry, crushed herb and a whiff of new leather mingle together in the glass. On the linear palate, taut fine-grained tannins support dried cherry, orange zest, star anise and a hint of green tea before a rather drying finish. Drink after 2020.