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: optimal climate conditions, good rainfall in spring, hot and dry summer with regular temperatures. The weather was ideal in September with pleasant temperatures during the day and fresh during the night. The maturation evolved perfectly.
Vinification: fermentation on the skins for about 18-20 days, at a controlled temperature below 28° 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: 14.5% vol
Serving temperature: 18 °
Colour: ruby red with violet hues.
Bouquet: intense, full-bodied, and elegant with fruity notes of ripe blackberry and raspberry typical of Sangiovese. Well combined with the species and with the woody scents originating from the long aging in the barrels.
Taste: highly structured wine, full and persistent. The ripe soft tannins are perfectly balanced with the acidity, long pleasant, and sapid aftertaste.
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