Brunello di Montalcino DOCG "PIAN DI CONTE - RISERVA"

A selection of 100% Sangiovese grapes grown in the oldest vineyards, near the centre of the estate (400 m above sea level) are used only in absolutely exceptional years to create Riserva Pian di Conte.

Grape varieties: 100% Sangiovese. Spurred Cordon, 5.400 vines/ha in a 30/40 years old vineyards.

Production area: vineyards located around the winery (400 m MSL). The Pian di Conte Brunello Riserva is produced only in the best vintages with a meticulous selection of the grapes.

Exposure of the vineyard: South-West

Soil: sandy topsoil.

Production technique: temperature controlled maceration and alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tanks (28-29°C). The 50% of the wine is aged for at least 24 months in French oak tonneau (500 lt) and the rest 50% in Slavonian oak barrel (15-25 Hl). Before release, the wine is bottle-aged for some months.

Description: red and intense colour. A complex and fresh bouquet with hints of plum, cherry, blackberry and raspberry combined with notes of chocolate, tobacco and liquorice.

Food pairings and service: superb pairing with red meats, game, meat sauce and wildboar. Recommended service temperature: 18°C.

TLBDMPCR16

Data sheet

Code
TLBDMPCR16
Winemaker
Azienda Agricola Talenti
Bottle
lt. 0,75
Alcoholic strength
15% vol.
Grapes
Sangiovese 100%
Awards
Gardini - The Wine Killer 98/100 - Raffaele Vecchione - WinesCritic.com 98/100 - James Suckling 96/100 - Vinous 95/100 - Decanter 95/100 - The Wine Advocate 94/100

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