Brunello di Montalcino

Brunello di Montalcinodocg

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

VINIFICATION: Manual harvest in boxes with separation of grapes by type and plot; fermentation and maceration in stainless steel tanks for 20 days at controlled temperature (24-28°C) with daily pumping and delastage; at the end of alcoholic fermentation, post-maceration period is continued bringing the temperature to 29° C for about 48; immediately after racking, even with its fine lees, wines are transferred into French oak barrels and large casks of Slavonian oak. where malolactic fermentation will carry out and will undergo weekly batonnage for the next 5 months; it will still in wood for 20 months

tasting notes:

The taste is intense and strong, slightly tannic because still youth, 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
  • 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