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BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO - Martoccia

BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO - Martoccia

BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO - Martoccia

Italy
Martoccia
Red Wine
  • Cheeses
  • Meat & Game
  • Cheeses
  • Meat & Game
Brunello di Montalcino is certainly one of the world’s best known and best loved wines. It is a red wine with a lengthy aging period, extraordinarily sophisticated and full bodied. 
 
Region: Toscana
 
Appellation: Brunello di Montalcino DOCG
 
Grape Variety: Sangiovese Grosso
 
Vintage: 2013
 
Altitude: 300m above sea level
 
Harvest period: from September 20th to October 15th 
 
Vinification: The grapes were cut and pressed, then the fermentation process takes place. The grape skins and the must fermentation lasts about 20 days. Racked off the wine is stored in containers in tempered rooms, in order to help the malolactic fermentation.
 
Refinement: up to 36 months, a part in Slavonian oak barrels and a part in French oak barrique.
 
Bottle ageing: up to 6 months before selling the wine on the market.
 
Tasting Notes:
Bright ruby red, tending to garnet with aging. Bouquets of cherry, plum and spices. Full bodied, lively acidity with flavors of red fruits.  Fresh and long aftertaste. Long aging potential wine.
 
Food Pairings:
Ideal match with grilled or stewed red meat, game, seasoned cheeses.
 
Service Temperature:
18°C. It requires being decanted.