Le Chiuse - Italy - Tuscany

Brunello di Montalcino Riserva - 2009

Price : 126.00$
Grape Variety : Sangiovese  
Caract. : Dry red wine  
SAQ Code : 12602906  
Inventaire : Signature  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 14% 
Bottles/Crate : 12 
Certification : Organic  

Tasting :

"Gripping in its tannic structure, this red is nonetheless centered on a core of sweet cherry, floral, mint and tobacco flavors. Shows a grace and fluidity, coursing through the finish with finesse and harmony. Ends with a fine mineral aftertaste. A picture of refinement and purity." –BS

Wine Pairing :

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

Winemaking :

  • Variety : Sangiovese 100%
  • Age of vines : 25 years
  • Yield of vines : 4000 kg/ha
  • Irrigation : none
  • Harvest : manual
  • Fermentation: stainless steel during 20 days
  • Maturation: 4 years in old Slovenian oak barrels (20-30 hl). Fining 3 months in stainless steel then in the bottle for 18 months. With the lees. Malolactic fermentation.
  • Type of yeast : Indigenous
  • Fining : Non filtered
  • Cellar : 25+ years
  • Decanting : 4+ hours

See the Press Review


Vintage 2009

  • Wine Spectator: 92 pts.
  • Wine Advocate- R. Parker: 93 pts.
  • Jancis Robinson : 17/20

Vintage 2007

  • Wine Spectator: 91 pts.
  • James Suckling: 95 pts.
  • Gambero Rosso: 3 bicchieri

Vintage 2006

  • Wine Spectator: 96 pts. "Highly recommended"
  • Wine Advocate - R. Parker: 90 pts.

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