CAPANNA RISERVA 2006 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG
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BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO DOCG
Alcoholic strength: 15%
Grapes: 100% Sangiovese
Age of vineyards: 20-25 years
Production / ha: 30 hl/ha
Soil: Galestro (marl), rich in stone.
Density of plants: 3.300-4.500 plants/ha
Altitude of vineyards: 270-300 m
Colour: intense ruby red.
Scent: ethereal, with scents of red fruit and vanilla, persistent.
Taste: harmonic, acid and tannic component well balanced, very well structured with a long aftertaste.
To be kept in horizontal position, in a fresh, dry and dark place; In these conditions wine can last at least 15-20 years.
To be served at 18-20 °C in a large and thin glass; if possible, open the bottle about 4-5 hours before tasting or pour the wine in a decanter.
To accompany with: roasted red meat, game and seasoned cheese.
Year evaluation: 5/5 stars
Cultivation at low environmental impact (Reg. CEE 2078), with grassy grounds; treatment with copper sulphate and sulphur in powder.
Cultivation: double rammed string; green trimming and thinning.
Wine making: hand collection with great care in the selection of grapes; immediate destemming; fermentation with maceration on peels for about 30 days in half conical vats in Slavonic oak, using a temperature control system (25-28 °C);
after racking, wine makes malolactic fermentation in the same vessels,
after which it is naturally cooled;
then wine is poured in barrels (also in Slavonic oak) with a capacity of 10-25 hl, where it remains for an ageing period of 40 years, after which it is bottled (October 2010);
Finally, bottles are refined in a thermo-conditioned room for some months. Sale started in January 2012.
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- Alcoholic strength
- 15% vol.
- Sangiovese 100%
- GAMBERO ROSSO Tre Bicchieri - Wine Enthusiast 96 - Luca Gardini 95
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