LA GERLA 2016 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG
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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.
- LA GERLA di Sergio Rossi SRL Società Agricola
- lt. 0,75
- Alcoholic strength
- 14% vol.
- Sangiovese grosso 100%
- James Suckling 96/100 - Veronelli Tre Stelle Oro 95/100 - Antonio Galloni Vinous 95/100 - Robert Parker The Wine Advocate 94+/100 - Wine Enthusiast 94/100 - Falstaff 94/100 - Raffaele Vecchione - WinesCritic.com 93/100 - Club Oenologique 93/100