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Brunello di Montalcino

Brunello di Montalcino

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Brunello di Montalcino-Brunello di Montalcino
A natural vocation.

This bottle contains the whole history of the unbreakable bond between the people and the land. The search for flavour is a vocation impossible to resist: this wine is recognised the world over as a natural, authentic expression of not only Tuscany, but most of all, its people, who are devoted to quality.

Classification
Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

Alcohol content
13,5%

Area of production
The vineyards in the Montalcino area

Wine type
Sangiovese 100%

Bottled history:

How it is made

Red wine vinification, with maceration of the skins for around 15-20 days, and frequent, delicate pumping over. The fermentation takes place at a controlled temperature of 30-32°C. The wine is aged in Slavonian oak barrels for at least 2 years.

Vintage 2015

Vinification
The grapes are picked by hand. Red wine vinification, with maceration of the skins for 20-25 days, at controlled temperatures of up to 24°C.

Aging
For at least 24 months, in 50hl Slavonian oak barrels. The wine rests in the bottle for at least 4 months.

Harvest
From the 21st September to the 10th October.

Average altitude of the vineyards
From 120 to 650m MSL.

Terrain type
The Montalcino hills have numerous soil profiles, as they formed in various geological eras, but they are primarily a shell-rich clay mix.

Training system
Mainly spurred cordon, but some use of Guyot.

Taste the creativity:

Colour
The color is very intense purple red, almost impenetrable, it is clear with defined legs.

Serving temperature
18 °C

Aromas of spices
Strong perfumes of blackberry, currants and cherry.

Pairs well with
Excellent paired with red meat, game, and mature cheeses.

Main aromas
The strength of the alcohol is supported by soft tannins with good acidity. It is warm with a long-lasting persistence.