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The remarkable origin of Brunello di Montalcino is probably better characterized by the name of the grape from which it is created: Sangiovese or "Sangius Jovis" - the blood of Jupiter. The Sangiovese grape is the foundation of much of the ancient Italian wine tradition. However, among all the varieties of the vine, the one defined as Sangiovese grosso is widely considered the most prestigious variety, and a Brunello di Montalcino cannot contain anything other than this extraordinary clone. Furthermore, the disciplinary that regulates its production, provides for a minimum aging of two years in wood followed by at least four months in bottle. The benefits of applying the strict Brunello product specification guidelines are evident at the time of pouring into the glass.
Pairing with highly structured and composite dishes such as red meats, feathered and sleeping game, possibly accompanied by mushrooms. Excellent pairing with cheeses such as seasoned tome, Tuscan pecorino, structured cheeses. Furthermore, due to its characteristics, it is enjoyable as a meditation wine.
Ages 12 months in medium toasted barrels, with fine grain, French oak Tonneaux (5 hl) and another 14 months in large Slovanian oak barrels (48 Hl).
Fresh and inviting nose with hints of red fruit, spicy notes of vanilla, cloves and medicinal herbs.