Brunello di Montalcino DOCG - 2016

Grape Variety : Sangiovese grosso  
Caract. : Dry red wine  
Price : 50.00$
SAQ Code :  
Inventory : Batch Specialty  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 14.5% 
Bottles/Crate : 12 

Tasting :

Intense ruby red with garnet reflections. Lingering, ample and ethereal, with notes of spices, undergrowth, red berries and faded roses. An elegant wine, harmonious, with a lengthy aromatic persistence, with balanced and enveloping tannins, a dry and persistent finish

Wine Pairing :

Red meat, game, mushroom and truffle dishes, it also goes well with 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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