Gianni Brunelli Brunello di Montalcino 2013


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Vineyard location: Podernovone, altitude of 500 m south-western exposure, planted in 1998. Canalicchio, altitude of 250 m north-western exposure, planted in 1989

Soils: Galestro, schist, limestone, sand, white clay

Harvest: Hand-picked, in boxes, from October 7th

Ageing: 24 – 30 months in Slavonian oak casks of 25/30 hl

Production: 14’000 bottles

Grape variety :100% Sangiovese

Tasting Note: The 2013 vintage is characterized by abundant rains, especially during spring, but generally balanced temperatures and precipitation throughout the year. Daily and very careful care of the vineyard allowed us to bring in the cellar beautiful and healthy grapes. The wine has a brilliant ruby colour, with persistent but delicate notes of small red berries, sour cherries, raspberries followed by elegant tobacco and Mediterranean herbs. Lush but savoury palate, shows great depth and balance with fine grained tannins and long, persisting finish. Drink now to 2035.