Denomination: Brunello di Montalcino DOCG
Production area: Montalcino (Siena)
Average altitude: 300 m a.s.l.
Grapes: Sangiovese, particular clones selected by Col d’Orcia.
Weather conditions: not very cold but long winter, with few rainfalls. A late budburst has limited the damages caused by the frost of April 8th, which has, none the less, reduced production in many vineyards. After the rain of April 21st, there haven’t been rainfalls until after harvesting. Temperatures ranges above 40°C in July and August.
Vinification: fermentation on the skins for about 18-20 days, at a controlled temperature below 30° C. in 150 hl wide and shallow stainless steel tanks, designed and built in order to extract tannins and color efficiently but delicately.
Aging: 4 years, 3 of which in 25-50 and 75 hl oak casks from Slavonia and Allier followed by at least 12 months of refinement in bottles placed in storage at a controlled temperature.
Alcoholic strength: 14% vol
Serving temperature: 18 °
Colour: deep ruby red.
Bouquet: complex, full-bodied. The oak spices are well balanced with the inviting fruit.
Taste: the full-body wraps up a considerable quantity of mature tannins making it enjoyable even if young. Long and warm aftertaste.
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