Expansive, melodious and complex! A real stunner!
Tasting Notes: Brunello di Montalcino 2012 is intense and elegant. Traditionally vinified. After two weeks of natural, spontaneous fermentation the wine is transferred into 30Hl and 54 Hl untoasted French oak casks, where it ages for 38 months. Minimum bottle ageing 6 months. The nose is intense with ripe red fruits aromas enhanced by black pepper and licorice. In the mouth is well balanced with persistent tannins and red fruits aromas with a hint of spices. Persistent finish.
The 2012 vintage wines have a remarkable structure, extremely high levels of polyphenols and a very high color intensity.
The Montalcino land, deep and with good clay component, have allowed managing in an exceptional way the vines and maintaining the necessary balance in a very dry and warm season. The Brunello di Montalcino DOCG Poggio Landi rises from a mono-varietal selection of top-choice Sangiovese grapes picked from the Poggio Landi vines growing at an altitude of 180-500 meters above sea level. The vines are 18 to 25 years old, on south / south west slopes , mainly on clay.
This Brunello di Montalcino 2012 will have ideal characteristics for a long aging.
Allow to breathe for at least an hour. Some aging, so darkening of wine to brown / russet.
Food Match : Superb with aged cheese and game meat.
Grape : 100% Sangiovese
Producer : Poggio Landi
Country : Tuscany, Italy