Brunello di Montalcino

There are only a few places that can produce Sangiovese-class wines. Montalcino has what it takes and Brunello is the greatest result of this terroir. An ever-stronger bond between the product, the territory and its history. The art of Brunello.
Appellation
Brunello di Montalcino DOCG
Region
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Zone
Montalcino
Varietals
Sangiovese 100%
Wine Type
Red wine

Sangiovese

Vineyard extension
1.0 ha currently in production and new planting 1.3 ha
Year of planting
1.0 ha 1996 and 1.3 ha 2020
Soil type
Pretty rocky soil with a great percentage of sandy loam, with clay and Galestro marl. Is a perfect land for yielding wines of superb structure and complexity.
Exposure
South East
Altitude
400 masl
Grape yield per hectare tons
5
Average production/year
4000 btls
Method of Harvest
By Hand
Number of Sortings / Passes Through Vineyard
2
Organic status
Sustainable
Type of Yeast
Indigenous
Length of maceration
About 35 days
Vessel of fermentation
Stainless steel vat
Temperature of fermentation
24-26 °C
Length of fermentation
7 days
Vessel of aging
Wood barrels - 30/32 hl
Length of aging
36 months
Malolactic Conversion
Yes

Tasting Notes

Serving temperature 18-20 °C

Pairings Red meat, game meat and pecorino cheese

Color Red ruby color with hints of garnet at the rim

Nose Pronounced intensity, aromas of small violet and small red and black forest fruit goes into more cherry, plum compote and sweet spicy note like licorice

Palate Velvety and elegant with ripe tannins and sour acidity, with typical flavor characteristic of cherry, dried cranberry, blackberry, violet and licorice

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