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The red grape variety comes from Italy. It was created in the 1870s by the winery owner Clemente Santi at his Il Greppo (now Biondi-Santi) estate in Montalcino, Tuscany. Starting this year, he selected special vines with particularly compact grapes of the Sangiovese variety. This particular clone was previously assigned to a group "Sangiovese Grosso" on the basis of analyses carried out at the beginning of the 20th century and was first mentioned in documents under this name in 1842. However, the long-held view of a better quality is no longer considered correct today, as there is no difference at all in terms of DNA. Strictly speaking, Brunello is just one of the countless synonyms

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