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Brunello di Montalcino D.O.C.G.


WINE NOTES

Denomination:Brunello di Montalcino d.o.c.g.
Variety: Sangiovese

TASTING NOTES

Colour: Intense ruby red, rather deep, brilliant.
Flavour: Intense, generous aromatic complexity, where ripe fruit hints, especially plum and blueberry, leave space to complex, mineral and balsamic notes.
Taste: Very balanced in the mouth, with a solid and balanced body, with a well blended tannic fraction with the other components. Very long finish.
Serving suggestions: Semi-hard cheese, beef roast.

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE PRODUCTION AREA

Property: Cava d'Onice di Nannetti Simone
Altitude: 350 mt.
Vineyard size: 1,0 ha
Exposure: North-South-East, on the four sides of the hills surrounding Montalcino
Soil type: Medium textured soil, rich in clay and calcium
Plantation density: 4000 vines per ha
Growth system: Spurred cordon
Average age of vineyard: 15 years

VINIFICATION AND AGEING:

Yield per hectare: 40 hl/ha
Harvest period: The second week of October
Harvesting method: By hand
Pressing: Soft pressing
Fermentation vats : Stainless steel
Fermentation temperature: <30°
Length of fermentation: 10 days
Period of maceration on fermentation: 10 days
Period of maceration on the skins: 28 days
Malolactic fermentation: Carried out after the alcoholic fermentation
Ageing vats: French and Slavonia oak barrels of small capacity
Ageing period: 4 years according to the discipline regulations, of which 3 years in oak and 12 months in bottle in a temperature controlled environment.