Brunello di Montalcino Riserva
|Category:||Wine – Still – Red|
|Appellation:||Brunello di Montalcino|
Full-bodied, warm, soft and well balanced. The wine has a long finish with a perfect balance of persistent tannins and acidity.
Soil characteristics: tuffaceous clay
Elevation of the vineyards: approx. 300 m
Pruning system: low cordon spur
Wine Varieties: Sangiovese 100%
Harvest: harvest by hand at the end of September
Winemaking process: frequent pumping overs with temperature controlled between 26 and 30° C. Maceration on the skins for 5 – 15 days depending on the vintage
Maturation: approx. 30 months in Slavonian 35/40hloask barrels followed by 6/10 months in small 5hl barrels.
Maturation in bottle: 8-10months Number of bottles produced: 1000 – 2500
Bouquet: Rather complex, elegant and fruity with notes of spices, leather and cocoa.