Brunello di Montalcino

Category: Wine – Still – Red
Grape variety: Sangiovese
Region: Tuscany, Italy
Appellation: Brunello di Montalcino
Vintage year: Various years  – Contact us
Producer: Marco Lazzeretti

Description

Brunello di Montalcino DOCGPowerful and elegantProduction areaArea of production: MontalcinoSoil characteristics: tuffaceous clayElevation of the vineyards: approx. 300 m

Exposure: SoutheastPruning system: low cordon spurWineVarieties: Sangiovese 100%

Harvest: harvest by hand at the end of SeptemberWinemaking process: frequent pumping overs with temperature controlled between 26 and 30° C.Maceration on the skins for 5 – 15 days depending on the vintageMaturation: approx. 30 months in Slavonian 35/40hl oak barrelsMaturation in bottle: 6-8 months

Number of bottles produced: 10,000-12,000 in good vintagesTasting notesColour: 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

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