Intense ruby red with brilliant burgundy reflects in color. Reminiscent of wild black fruits, vanilla and spices on the nose and dry, warm, slightly austere but velvety in the palate.
This wine comes from the oldest vineyard of Collemattoni: Fontelontano. Less than half hectare. It's one of the few Single Vineyard Brunello di Montalcino riserva.
|Vintage:||2012||Grape Varietals:||100% Sangiovese||ABV:||15%|
|Aging:||Aged in Slovenian Oak barrel for 30 months, then another 6 months in the bottle before release.|
Coming from a parcel with 15-18 year old vines planted in sandy clay and marl soils.
Harvest is 100% destemmed with a soft pressing, fermentation in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature of 28-30°C, pumping over for the first week of maceration following by skin-contact maceration for 20-25 days with rack and return technique (delestage).
Malolactic fermentation completed. The delestage and the pumping over are then spaced out along the process.
Wine is slightly filtered before bottling.
steak, pheasants and strong cheese.
|Item number||Unit||Units/Case||Type||UPC - bottle||SCC - case||SRP/Unit|
|I0EE455008SGL||750ml||6||Glass||7 84585 02214 4||1 07 84585 02214 1||$110.00|