Brunello Tornesi DOCG 2016

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100% Sangiovese (Grosso)

DOCG Brunello means that the grapes must be grown in accordance with a strict certification procedure in a specific region of Tuscany in order to earn the name.

Brunello di Montalcino Tornesi is produced of 100% Sangiovese grown on a stony, marl soil, rich in pebbles, exposed to south west and south east. The preparation takes place under controlled temperatures, no higher than 86°F (30%C), with subsequent medium-long maceration on the skins. Malolactic fermentation is conducted immediately after draing of. The aging is for 30 months in 7-25HL Slavonian Oak barrels. Brunello di Montalcino Tornesi has an intense ruby red color with limpid garnet highlights. The aroma is austere and round with hints of the oak, well-integrated with an intense aromas. Brunello Tornesi has very tannic and structured flavors, soft and powerful with strong and decisive character. We recommend it be served between 16-18° C: do open the bottles at least an hour before, even better decant and drink the wine paired with game meats, stews, mushrooms, truffles and aged cheese).

 

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Soil composition: Stony, marl, rich in skeleton in the two areas southeast and southwest

Training system: Balanced unilateral spurred cordon

Vine density per hectare: 4,600

Yield per hectare: 60/70 ql/ha

Area of production: Montalcino

Grape variety: 100% Sangiovese

Appellation: D.O.C.G. (Controlled and Guaranteed Denomination of Origin)

Harvest: September – October

Vinification: Spontaneous fermentation without adding yeasts. In oak barrels of 50 Hl, intense initial pumping-overs with maximum temperature control at 30°C, long maceration on the skins.

Ageing: 24/30 months in Slavonian oak barrels of 7/30 Hl

Alcohol content: 14% Vol.

Colour: Ruby, with garnet highlights, limpid

Aroma: austere and enveloping with hints of the wood it is aged, well blended with the ethereal aroma

Flavours: pleasantly tannic, soft yet powerful with a strong and assertive character.

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