[ Balsamic / Fresh / Fragrant / Flavorful / Spicy ]
Brunello di Montalcino DOCG
Considered the best red wine in the world. Thanks to its excellent qualities it is without any doubt a wine for great occasions. The long four-year ageing, part of wich in wood, gives it a strong body, a long intense smell and a wrapping full taste with hints of vanilla and tobacco.
Wine data sheet
250-400 m a.s.l.
Type of soil
The soil is rich in rock fragments, also containing Galestro and Alberese, a medium-density clay mixture, rich in limestone, with tufa rock schists. Land originating in the Eocene- era with a medium density sub-alkaline pH.
13.5 % vol.
The grapes are destemmed, lightly pressed, then placed to ferment in steel vats filled up to maximum two thirds of their capacity. Fermentation occurs through selected yeasts for about 12-15 days at a temperature of 18-26°C. This is followed by maceration for 15 days at 29°C. Racking and Delestage are carried out to help extract noble substances from the skin.
It ages for 36 months in large barrels depending on the year and for 1-2 years in concrete and steel vats Minimum 4 months ageing in the bottle. Placed on the market 5 years after harvesting.
Light, bright ruby red colour. The bouquet is fruity and floral, slightly spicy and balsamic. There are notes of small red berries, pomegranate, red orange and coffee. To the palate it is snappy and agile, enveloping and soft, made dynamic by pleasant freshness and sapidity. It ends on a persistent note of floral, spicy hints.
Grilled red meats; baked lamb, stewed and braised meats.
Awards and recognitions
India Wine Awards 2022
Best in show
Luca Maroni - Annuario Dei Migliori Vini Italiani 2020
India Wine Awards 2019
Best in show - Italian selection
Prague Wine Trophy 2018
Prague Premium Gold
Wine Enthusiast 2018
Luca Maroni - Annuario Dei Migliori Vini Italiani 2018
Wine Enthusiast 2018
Berliner Wein Trophy 2018
Gallery Boscoselvo - Brunello di Montalcino
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