Caprili - Italy - Toscane

Brunello di Montalcino Riserva - 2012

Price : 121.50$
Grape Variety : Sangiovese  
Caract. : Dry red wine  
SAQ Code : 13440718  
Inventaire : Batch Specialty  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 14.5% 
Bottles/Crate : 12 

Tasting :

"A fresh version, scented with cherry, berry and wild herbs, with racy acidity driving its pure fruit and tobacco flavors. Elegant and intense, building to a lingering aftertaste of fruit, spice and mineral." -BS Wine Spectator

Wine Pairing :

Lamb, game, red grilled or roasted meat. Strong cheese.

Winemaking :

  • Variety : Sangiovese 100%
  • Age of vines : 35-50 years
  • Yield of vines : 4500-5000 kg/ha
  • Irrigation : None
  • Harvest : Manual
  • Fermentation : Stainless steel during 22-25 days
  • Maturation : 4 years in old Slovanian oak barrels. Fining in bottle during 6 months. With the lees. Malolactic fermentation.
  • Type of yeast : indigenous
  • Fining : lightly filtered
  • Cellar : 22+ years
  • Decanting : 3+ hours

See the Press Review


Vintage 2012

  • Wine Spectator: 95 pts.

Vintage 2010

  • Wine Spectator: 94 pts.
  • Wine Advocate- R. Parker : 94 pts.

Vintage 2008

  • Gambero Rosso: 3 bicchieri !!!
  • Wine Advocate- R. Parker : 91 pts.
  • Wine Enthusiast: 92 pts.
  • International Wine Cellar: 93+ pts.

Vintage 2006

  • Wine Spectator: 95 pts.
  • Wine Advocate- R. Parker : 93 pts.

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