Brunello di Montalcino producers have voted by a landslide to leave the wine 100% Sangiovese.
In yesterday’s highly publicised assembly to decide the fate of the beleaguered wine, 96% voted to leave Brunello as it is.
‘Only 4% of producers voted to change the production code,’ a triumphant Franco Biondi Santi told decanter.com.
Biondi Santi was one of the most active defenders of the wine’s traditional production code and over the past few months helped rally the support of the majority of Brunello makers.
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