Brunello di Montalcino

Brunello di Montalcinodocg

PRODUCTION AREA: Southeast side of Castelnuovo dell’Abate, Montalcino (SI)

VINIFICATION: Manual harvest with separation of grapes by parcels; fermentation and maceration in stainless steel tanks for 15 days at controlled temperature (24°-28°C) with daily pumping and délestage; at the end of alcoholic fermentation, post-maceration period is continued bringing the temperature to 29° C; after racking, even with its fine lees, wine is transferred into French oak barrels and large casks oak where malolactic fermentation will carry out and will undergo weekly batonnage for the next 4 months; it will still in wood for 20 months

tasting notes:

The taste is intense and strong, slightly tannic, soft and persistent. To serve at 18° C in large glasses. Perfect with roasted white or red meat, poultry, game and aged cheeses

Maturing capacity in bottle:

15 years  

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Awards

2004

  • THE WINE ADVOCATE
    93 pt.
  • WINE ENTHUSIAST
    92 pt.
  • WINE SPECTATOR
    93 pt.

2005

  • JAMES SUCKLING
    91 pt.
  • WINE ENTHUSIAST
    91 pt.
  • THE WINE ADVOCATE
    92 pt.
  • WINE SPECTATOR
    91 pt.

2006

  • JAMES SUCKLING
    95 pt.
  • WINE ENTHUSIAST
    92 pt.
  • WINE SPECTATOR
    89 pt.
  • IWC
    90 pt.
  • THE WINE ADVOCATE
    89 pt.

2007

  • GAMBERO ROSSO
    2 BICCHIERI
  • GUIDA VINI D'ITALIA L'ESPRESSO
    16 /20
  • VERONELLI
    92 pt.
  • THE WINE ADVOCATE
    90 pt.
  • JAMES SUCKLING
    93 pt.
  • WINE ENTHUSIAST
    93 pt.
  • WINE SPECTATOR
    90 pt.

2008

  • VERONELLI
    92 pt.
  • AIS
    3 GRAPPOLI
  • THE WINE ADVOCATE
    93 pt.
  • WINE SPECTATOR
    90 pt.
  • WINE ENTHUSIAST
    93 pt.
  • JAMES SUCKLING
    93 pt.

2009

  • WINE SPECTATOR
    89 pt.
  • DECANTER
    16,25 pt.
  • WINE ENTHUSIAST
    87 pt.
  • THE WINE ADVOCATE
    93+ pt.
  • DECANTER
    87 pt.
  • JAMES SUCKLING
    91 pt.

2010

  • JAMES SUCKLING
    94 pt.
  • AIS
    4 VITI

2011

  • WINE ADVOCATE
    93 pts
  • GALLONI VINOUS MEDIA
    93 pts
  • JANCIS ROBINSON
    16+/20 pt.
  • JAMES SUCKLING
    93 pts
  • DECANTER ASIA WINE AWARDS
    90 PT

2012

  • CERNILLI
    88 PTS
  • WINE ADVOCATE
    92 PTS
  • VINOUS MEDIA
    91 PTS
  • WINE ENTHUSIAST
    92 PTS

2013

  • JAMES SUCKLING
    93 pts
  • MUNDUS VINI
    MEDAL GOLD
  • WINE ADVOCATE
    94 PTS
  • WINE ENTHUSIAST
    92 PTS
  • GALLONI VINOUS MEDIA
    92+ pts