Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

A selection of 100% Sangiovese grapes grown in estate-owned vineyards situated on the south-easterly and south-westerly slopes of the municipality of Montalcino, at altitudes carrying from 250 to 400 metres above sea level.

Grape varieties: 100% Sangiovese. Spurred Cordon, 5.400 vines/ha in a 20/30 years old vineyards.

Production area: estate vineyards in the southern hills of Montalcino (220-400 m on the sea level).

Soil: sandy topsoil with clay and friable rocks.

Production technique: temperature controlled maceration and alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tanks (28-29°C). About 60% of the wine is aged for at least 24 months in French oak tonneau (500 lt) and the remaining 40% in Slavonian oak barrel (15-25 Hl). Before release, the wine is bottle-aged for some months.

Description: ruby red and intense colour with orange shimmers. A wide bouquet slightly spicy. His taste is full, soft, velvety and intense. The tannins are elegant and sweet.

Food pairings and service: this wine is particularly suited to accompany red meat, game, cold meat and aged-cheese. Recommended service temperature: 18°C .

TLBDM17

Data sheet

Code
TLBDM17
Winemaker
Azienda Agricola Talenti
Bottle
lt. 0,75
Alcoholic strength
15% vol.
Grapes
Sangiovese 100%
Awards
Gardini - The Wine Killer 96/100 - Raffaele Vecchione - WinesCritic.com 94/100 - James Suckling 93/100 - Vinous 93/100

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