Credits: Tenuta Fanti – Tuscany – Italy
Wine: Brunello di Montalcino “Vallocchio”
Variety composition: 100% Sangiovese.
Alcoholic strength: 14.5% vol.
Classification: D.O.C.G. (Designation of origin and guaranteed)
Extension of the vineyards: 2 hectares
Viticulture: spurred cordon
Soil type: medium texture, rich in marl and well draining.
Altitude: 230-250 m a.s.l.
Age of plants: 20-30 years
Yield: 60 quintals / ha
Harvest: manual, from the second half of September to the middle of October.
Vinification: manual selection of the bunches and single grapes on sorting benches. Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation for 30 days carried out in stainless steel vats at a controlled temperature (maximum 30 ° C).
Maturation in wood: 24 months, 50% in 500 l tonneaux. and 50% in 30 hl oak barrels.
Refinement in the bottle: 18 months.
Clear, intense ruby red color, with garnet textures, of good consistency.
On the nose the sample shows floral notes reminiscent of a potpourri of withered red flowers, followed by hints of small dark berries such as blackberry, currant and durone cherry; hints of sweet spices such as cardamom and vanilla close the olfactory bouquet. Delicate licorice nuance.
In the mouth the sip is full, opulent, characterized by a perfect, soft tannic texture. Spicy and balsamic notes are highlighted, but the long finish is a scent of ripe fruit.
It is recommended in combination with grilled meat.
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