Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

Brunello La Gerla is known and valued for its special elegance and pleasant aromas; extremely aromatic, soft and velvety to taste, aged in the bottle for at least eight months before being made available to consumers.

Grape variety: Sangiovese Grosso – Brunello

Location af vineyards: hillside at 270-320 metres

Training system: spurred cordon, average age of vines 25 years.

Cultivation practices: intense pruning, production limited to very few bunches per plant, harvested by hand and selection of grapes on selection table.

Vinification: soft pressing of grapes, temperature-controlled fermentation (30°C) and maceration (15 days), racking twice a year, slow continuous flow bottling in sterilized conditions.

Ageing: minimum 24 months in Slavonian oak barrels of various capacities: 50 and 100 HL.

Bottle ageing: 8 months before release.

Colour: intense ruby verging on garnet.

Flavour: soft, warm and velvety, harmonic, rich in fruits and persistent in the mouth.

Perfume: intense, ethereal melting into scents of sweet violet and iris, with hints of spices such as tobacco, cinnamon and leather.

Food pairing: red meats, preferably wild game; to serve, store sideways at room temperature at least 24 hours beforehand, cork two hours in advance, decant and serve in decanter.

LAGBDM13

Data sheet

Code
LAGBDM13
Winemaker
LA GERLA di Sergio Rossi SRL Società Agricola
Bottle
lt. 0,75
Alcoholic strength
13,5% vol.
Grapes
Sangiovese grosso 100%
Awards
Vitae AIS Quattro Viti - Wine Advocate Robert Parker 94/100 - Veronelli 93/100 - Wine Enthusiast 93/100 - Wine Spectator 92/100 - Vinous Antonio Galloni 92/100 - Falstaff 93/100 - James Suckling 91/100

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