ANNUAL PRODUCTION:

12.000 bott.

PRODUCTION AREA:

The vineyards are in the hills of Montalcino, at different heights

and with a sun exposure until sunset. The age of the vineyards

from which we select the grapes destined to produce Brunello

is about 20 years. Average altitude of the vineyards: 250 mt s.l.m.

SOIL:

Tuffaceous clay, very rich in skeleton.

GRAPE VARIETY:

Large Sangiovese 100%.

TRAINING SYSTEM:

bilateral and balanced cordon.

DENSITY FOR HECTARE:

5.500 

PRODUCTION SYSTEM:

The vineyards are subject to a double thinning of bunches and, during harvest (end of September), the average criterion of choice is, in good vintages, three bunches of five. The grapes thus obtained are further selected in the cellar, where they are processed according to the old tradition. It proceeds to intense extraction in the early stages of fermentation, followed by long quiescent maceration on the marc; the maximum temperature is raised up to 33 °C and maintained at high values until the racking. The ageing in wood lasts 36 months in oak barrels from Slavonia. It follows bottle ageing for 12 months.

ORGANOLEPTIC CHARACTERISTICS:

Colour: intense rubine red with garnet reflexes.

Bouquet: complex, shows a mix of cherry, currant, earth, leather and tobacco. 

Taste: baked with a lively acidity, stays fresh, elegant and well balanced, formidable tannins.

 

ALCOHOL CONTENT:

14,5 %

 

SERVING SUGGESTIONS:

braised meats, shimmered ragù, aged cheeses and very structured dishes.

Serving temperature: 20°C.  Serve in goblets created for Brunello di Montalcino wine.

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ANNUAL PRODUCTION:

15.000 bottles.

PRODUCTION AREA:

it borns from the same vineyards of Brunello di Montalcino.

The vineyards are in the hills of Montalcino, at different heights

and with a sun exposure until sunset.

SOIL:

Mixed clay, very rich in skeleton.

GRAPE VARIETY:

large Sangiovese 100%.

TRAINING SYSTEM:

bilateral and balanced cordon.

DENSITY FOR HECTARE:

5.500

PRODUCTION SYSTEM:

Medium-long maceration on the marc with frequent pumping and maximum temperature control to 28 ° C. The aging in wood lasts 12 months in new barrels of Slavonian oak. The aging in bottle lasts at least 4 months.

ORGANOLEPTIC CHARACTERISTICS:

Colour: rubine red, limpid.

Bouquet: ample, persistent, fresh fruit amd cherry.

Taste: well structured with sof aromas of fruit, rose e peony, good acidity with long aftertaste, rich and lazy in texture with a solid grip on tannins.

 

ALCOHOL CONTENT:

14%

 

SERVING SUGGESTIONS:

pasta, meat, chicken, medium aged cheeses.

Serving temperature: 16/18 °C.  

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