Brunello di Montalcino

Brunello di Montalcinodocg

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

VINIFICATION:
manual harvest, fermentation and maceration in stainless steel at controlled temperature (24°-28° C) with daily pumping over 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 barrique and barrels where malolactic fermentation will carry out and will undergo weekly batonnage for the next 4 months; it will age 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
  • JAMES SUCKLING
    93 pts
  • DECANTER ASIA WINE AWARDS
    90 PT