Brunello di Montalcino DOCG - 2017

Brunello di Montalcino DOCG
Grape Variety : Sangiovese grosso  
Caract. : Dry Red Wine  
Price : 45.50$
SAQ Code :  
Inventory : Cellier Collection  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 14.5% 
Bottles/Crate : 12 

Tasting :

Intense ruby red with garnet highlights. Persistent, ample and ethereal, with notes of spices, underbrush, red berries and faded roses. An elegant, harmonious wine with long aromatic persistence, balanced, enveloping tannins and a dry, persistent finish.

Wine Pairing :

Red meat, game, mushroom and truffle dishes, mature cheeses such as Parmigiano Reggiano and Tuscan Pecorino. Excellent wine for meditation.

Winemaking :

  • Variety : Sangiovese grosso 100%
  • Age of vines : 25 years
  • Type of soil: Sable et argile du Pliocène
  • Yield of vines : 80t/ha
  • Irrigation : None, only in case of emmergency
  • Harvest : Manual
  • Fermentation : Fermentation in stainless steel tanks for 5 months following the harvest. Maceration on skins for 15-20 days. Malolactic fermentation.
  • Maturation : 3 years in Slavonian and French oak barrels (13 to 30 years) - Aged 4 months in bottle before release.
  • Type of yeast : Indigenous
  • Fining : Not filtered
  • Cellar : 10+ years
  • Decanting : Yes or open the bottle a few hours before

See the Press Review


Vintage 2016

  • Wine Advocate (R.Parker) : 93+ pts.
  • James Suckling: 92 pts.
  • Wine Spectator: 94 pts.
  • Wine Enthusiast : 92 pts.

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