Brunello di Montalcino 2017 DOCG
Serving temperature 16-18°C
Production of vintage 2017: 6'000 bottles and 180 Magnum
Montalcino, Sant'Angelo in Colle.
Hilly lands at about 250m above sea level.
The soil is rich in clay and has low fertility.
Spacing: 2,40x0,90 m, 4'600 vines/ha.
Mild winter and spring with low rainfalls,
conditions that led to an early budding.
Summer with higher temperatures than
seasonal average and no rain. The leaf wall
reacted to this exceptional draught,
developing in a more moderate way and
allowing the achievement of a more balanced
maturation, although with a notable decrease
Clonal selection of Sangiovese, locally called
Brunello. Manual harvest, with strong
accurate selection of the best bunches, on
Fermentation on the skins for 18 days at
controlled temperature below 28°C in 60 and
80 hl short and wide stainless steel tanks.
A total of 4 years: 2 years in Allier oak casks
of 30 hl and 18 hl; bottled on May 20th, 2020
and then refined in bottle in a temperature
controlled storage room.
Deep ruby red of great intensity.
Rich and complex. The varietal notes of the
Sangiovese are enhanced in an elegant way by
the tertiary aromas of the ageing.
Great structure and ripe tannins are in
balance with volume and acidity.
Long, clean and mineral aftertaste.