BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO DOCG 2016

expresses the character and nobility of the hand harvested grapes from the Vigna del Castello and the Vigna del Velo

Altitude

290 mt

Exposure

West – North West

Soil

medium texture with limestone clay and sand

Type of cultivation

spurred cordon and guyot

Density

4.000 circa

Age of vines

25 years

Yield/ha.

60 Quintals

Yield/plant

1.5 Kg

Harvest period

biginning of October

Method of harvest

by hand, careful selection pre-vinification

Alcohol content

14.0%

Vinification

fermentation with local yeasts, long period of maceration in steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 23°C for 30 days.

Aging

Slavonian durmast casks of 15 and 20 hl for 30 months

Refinement

in bottles for a minimum of 8 months

Colour

clear, intense ruby.

Aroma

elegant, intense, territorial. Notes of ripe cherry and blood orange, clean and pure. Spicy tones and distinctly flowery. Shades of underbrush.

Taste

typical, intense and lingering. Enveloping and harmonious tannins, marked acidity that promises a long evolution in the bottle.

Overall impressions

one of the most important vintages of the century, it combines great aging potential with an already appealing drinkability.

Couple with

red meats, seasoned cheeses and game.

Serve at

18°C, let the wine breath before drinking.

CTRBDM16

Data sheet

Code
CTRBDM16
Winemaker
Castello Tricerchi
Bottle
lt. 0,75
Alcoholic strength
14% vol.
Grapes
Sangiovese Grosso 100%
Awards
Decanter World Wine Awards 94/100 - Raffaele Vecchione - WinesCritic.com 93/100 - Wine Enthusiast 91/100

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