SANGIOVESE 100%, aged for 3 years in oak casks, the Brunello shows the personality and nobility of the grape handpicked in the Vigna del Lago and in the Vigna del Castello.

BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO DOCG

GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS

  • Altitude: 300 mt.
  • Exposure:  south-west.
  • Soil: medium texture, clayey-sandy, rich in structu- re.
  • Vine Training System: spurred cordon.
  • Density: 4.000 plants/ha (1618 plants/acre). 1ha=2.471 acres.
  • Vineyards age: 15 year.
  • Crop Yield/Ha.: 5.3 t.
  • Crop Yield/Plant:  1.3 Kg.
  • Harvest: early October – by hand.
  • Alcohol: 14.0%
  • Vinification: maceration in stainless steel vats at 23°C controlled temperature for 14 days. The malolactic fermentation continues for 5 months.
  • Barrel ageing: 15 and 20hl Slavonic oak casks for 42 months.
  • Bottle ageing: not less than 6 months.

ORGANOLEPTIC PROPERTIES

  • Appearance: limpid, deep ruby.
  • In glass aroma: tasteful, fruity, black cherry and strawberry confiture, slightly spicy with notes of tobacco and chocolate.
  • In mouth sensations: warm, smooth, slightly tannic, balanced, intense, long, fine.
  • Final comment: harmonious, young, better after 2015.
  • Suggestions: perfect with meat, ripe cheese or for meditation.
  • Serving temperature: 20°C, open 2 hours before serving.
  • Annual production: 30.000 bottles.
  • Packaging: 0.75 l. – flat carton by 6 bordeaux bottles.