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- TheEngineer - 06-27-2012 09:40 PM

I had wanted and had ordered the flancelliomoooo(sp) from fontodi but the restaurant was out. So instead, I ordered a 2009 Monvertino. What a perfect foil for the insanely great food at il borgetto! The wine was a crisply crunchy red berry, med body with a wonderful acidic backbone to the wine. That worked so we'll with the grilled flavors and the super tender florentine style of theseassive t-bones. Ah.... Dinner under the perfect sligjrly breeze a warm Milan summer night. Life is good again!
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- Thomas - 06-28-2012 02:26 PM

Eng,

Have you got the spelling correct? Monvertino?


- winoweenie - 06-28-2012 04:35 PM

Remember Thomas, in the weeners school of tipin and spelin' you be correct iffn' 3 out of 5 LETTERS am correct. WW


- TheEngineer - 06-30-2012 03:37 PM

Sorry..... it is montevertine....big spelling mistake likely caused by the gallons of vermentino that I've been quaffing down as well to keep the heat down.


- Thomas - 06-30-2012 03:43 PM

vermentino/montevertine: you creatively joined the two!

Anyway, when you taste Sergio Manetti's Montevertine wines you taste closer to what Chianti Classico used to be.