Press Review

  • Robert Parker

  • VINOUS by Antonio Galloni

Brunello
di Montalcino

Details

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • VARIETY Sangiovese
  • NAME OF VINEYARD Piaggione Vineyard / Teatro Vineyard
  • YIELD PER HECTARE 45 hl / 1,189 gallons
  • NUMBER OF BOTTLES PRODUCED 8,000

AGING

  • CONTAINERS Inox
  • SELECTED YIESTS No
  • TEMPERATURE OF FERMENTATION 30 ° C / 86 F
  • MACERATION 18 gg.
  • PRESSING OF MARC Hydraulic press
  • MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION Yes

AFFINAMENTO

  • CONTAINERS 5 hl / 132 gallons Allier | 10 - 20 hl / 264 - 528 gallons French barrels | 40 hl / 1,057 gallons Slavonian Barrels
  • DURATION 3 Years
  • CLARIFICATION No
  • FILTERING No
  • AGING IN BOTTLE 8 months

ANALYTICAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • ALCOHOL VOLUME 14.5
  • TOTAL ACIDITY (g/l) 5.00
  • NET VOLATILE ACIDITY (g/l) 0.79
  • PH 3.60
  • TOTAL SULPHUR DIOXIDE (mg/l) 68.00
  • FREE SULPHUR DIOXIDE (mg/l) 19.00
  • NET DRY EXTRACT (g/l) 27.9
  • TOTAL POLYPHENOLS (mg/l) 2685

TASTING NOTES

  • VISUAL TEST Garnet red, mid intensity
  • SMELLING TEST Scents of red fruits and flowers (roses), spices (cinnamon). Harmony and finesse
  • TASTING TEST Macerated cherries and ripened red fruits, spices and aromatic herbs. Smooth and silky tannins. Long and persistant, perfect balance and elegance