Brunello di Montalcino

Category: Wine – Still – Red
Grape variety: Sangiovese
Region: Tuscany, Italy
Appellation: Brunello di Montalcino
Producer: Marco Lazzeretti

Description

Powerful and elegant

Area of production: Montalcino
Soil characteristics: tuffaceous clay
Elevation of the vineyards: approx. 300 m
Exposure: Southeast
Pruning system: low cordon spur
WineVarieties: 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 35/40hl oak barrels
Maturation in bottle: 6-8 months
Number of bottles produced: 10,000-12,000 in good vintages

Tasting notes

Colour: garnet with tints of ruby
Bouquet: rich and diverse aromas of ripe fruit, hints of liquorice, leather, earth and Mediterraneanscrub
Palate: the pleasant smoothness is contrasted by lively acidity, strong and fine tannins with a strong and very fruity finish.
Alcohol: 14.2% Vol