Brunello di Montalcino DOCG 2013

Body, depth, longevity are the characteristics of this flagship of Italian enology, the company's emblem. Wine of great expressive rigor, with a noble character, endowed with an elegant timbric, daughter of the terroir of origin, able to grasp the various nuances of the territory. Harmonious and complex, it envelops the palate with an incredible persistence, achieving perfect maturation with an evolution of a few years. Perfect match with the typical dishes of the rich and tasty Tuscan tradition, like red meats, game and aged cheeses.

Grape varietal: 100% Sangiovese Grosso also known as “Brunello” in Montalcino

Vinification: medium-long fermentation on pomace, with frequent pumping of the wine over the cap, maximum temperature left to rise freely up to 30°C

Ageing in wood: more than 30 months in medium-large Slavonian and French oak barrels

Refinement in bottle: more than the required minimum of 4 months, in compliance with the production discipline, in airconditioned rooms

Colour: intense ruby red tending towards garnet

Bouquet: floral, fruity, intense with underwood tones

Taste: great structure, elegant and harmonius extremely persistent

Food pairings: red meat and game stews, seasoned cheeses. Open the bottle at least two hours before to let the wine breathe. Serve at 18° C in large crystal glasses

First vintage produced: 1966

Climate conditions: Regular rainfalls and cold winter brought a constant vegetative phase in time, keep on with a fresh summer and good temperature excursions, that facilitate a slow ripening of grapes, reating the perfect conditions for a traditional harvest in the late september. 2013 was one of the latest vintages with a constant climate, pretty siilar to vintages of the’90s.


Data sheet

Azienda Agricola Franco Pacenti - Canalicchio
lt. 0,75
Alcoholic strength
14% vol.
Sangiovese 100%
James Suckling 94/100 - Vinous Antonio Galloni 93/100 - Wine Advocate 91/100 - Decanter 91/100 - Jancis Robinson 16,5/20 - Vini Buoni d'Italia Tre Stelle - Vinum 17/20

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