Obtained from the meticulous selection of Brunello grapes (Sangiovese) cultivated in the estate’s best vineyards, Brunello di Montalcino is the result of scrupulous work outdoors and accurate intervention in the cellar which, in obsevance of and in keeping with antique traditions, maintains the fullness of the fruit and brings out the quality of a wine with a history and tradition that are added to every bottle.
Varietals:100% Sangiovese (approved grapes and winery selected).
Growing method: Single and double spurred cordon.
Harvest: Control of the maturation and selection of the best grapes (up to 2-3 times); manual gathering of the grapes in small baskets; quick transfer to the wine cellar for winemaking. .
Winemaking: Light destemming and crushing; alcoholic fermentation at controlled temperatures with frequent pumpovers; long maceration on the skins with constant sampling and chemical analyses to determine the optimal date for racking.
Aging: In 12 to 54 hectoliter Slavonian and French oak barrels for 3 years followed by aging in the bottle for at least 8 months.