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Brunello di Montalcino - 2013

Price : 44.75$
Grape Variety : Sangiovese  
Caract. : Red wine  
SAQ Code : 10771474  
Inventaire : Batch Specialty  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 13.5% 
Bottles/Crate : 12 

Tasting :

Full-bodied and peppery, with concentrated fruit flavors. Hints of spices, ripe fruit and plum. Very soft tannins.

Wine Pairing :

Grilled or roasted red meat, game, osso bucco and cheese.

Winemaking :

  • Variety : Sangiovese 100%
  • Age of vines : 5-15 years
  • Yield of vines : 4000 kg/ha
  • Irrigation : none
  • Harvest : manual
  • Fermentation : stainless steel during 18-24 days
  • Maturation : oak Slovanian cask (botti) during 24 months. 6 months in bottle. With the lees. Malolactic fermentation.
  • Type of yeast : indigenous
  • Fining : lightly Filtered
  • Cellar : 5-7 years
  • Decanting : 2h+

See the Press Review


Vintage 2012

  • Wine Advocate – R. Parker: 88 pts.

Vintage 2010

  • Wine Advocate – R. Parker: 91 pts.

Vintage 2009

  • Gilbert & Gaillard: 94 pts.
  • Internationnal Wine Challenge : Silver medal

Vintage 2006

  • Magazine Voir: 89
  • Vins & Vignobles: 3 1/2 étoiles

Vintage 2005

  • Journal de Montréal : 3 ½ étoiles - Vin de la semaine (19 nov 10)

Vintage 2003

  • Vins & Vignobles: 4 étoiles (fév-mar. 09)
     « Encore un millésime envoutant… » -Janine Saine

Vintage 2001

  • Wine Spectator : 88 (avril 2006)
  • Vins et Vignobles : 4 étoiles – Janine Saine (fév.- mar. 08)

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