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San Giovanni Battista

Brunello di Montalcino

COMING SOON
€36.90

COMING SOON

San Giovanni Battista-Brunello di Montalcino
Exquisite definition.

All the mystery, wit and power of the artist Leonardo Da Vinci is encapsulated in this wine, which reveals the elegant, classic soul of Tuscany in every glass, in a series of exquisitely defined features. A harmonious experience that will envelop the senses and leave you with unforgettable memories.

Classification
Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

Alcohol content
13,5%

Area of production
The vineyards in the Montalcino area

Wine type
100% Sangiovese

Awards and Recognitions
2019 Mundus Vini, Best of show, Brunello Gold Medal 2019 International Wine Challenge, Bronze Medal 2019 Decant World Wine Awards, Bronze Medal

Bottled history:

How it is made

Maceration with the skins; during fermentation, which lasts around 15-20 days, light but frequent pumping over and délestage is carried out to add complexity. To guarantee optimum production of colour and tannins, the fermentation takes place in stainless steel containers at a controlled temperature of 30-32°C. At the end of the fermentation, the wine is aged in oak barrels for at least 2 years.

Vintage A memorable year. The Montalcino soil facilitated optimal management of the vegetation, in order to maintain balance in a very hot, dry year. The quality of the wines from 2012 is at a very high level, with the ideal characteristics for long aging.

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 30 months, in 50hl Slavonian oak barrels. The wine is left to rest in the bottle for at least 6 months

Harvest
From the 5th September to the 5th October 2012

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

Awards and Recognitions
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Taste the creativity:

Colour
Clear, crimson red in color verging on garnet.

Serving temperature
18°C

Aromas of spices
Intense fruity aromas of blackberry, blackcurrant and cherry

Pairs well with
Excellent paired with red meats, game, mature cheeses

Main aromas
Full-bodied and rich with soft fruity flavours that reflect its perfumes. Well-balanced, with a good amount of freshness.