Mocali Brunello di Montalcino

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Wine name:
Brunello di Montalcino D.O.C.G. - Mocali

Dry red wine

Alcohol content:
14% Vol

Grape variety:
100% Sangiovese Grosso.

Area of origin:
Vineyards just southwest of Montalcino on 350 metre slopes facing Castiglione del Bosco covering 8 hectares. Soils are mineral-rich with marl and limestone.

Alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tanks.

12 months in large Slovenian oak followed by 24 months in French oak in addition to almost ten months in the bottle.

Tasting notes:
Colour: intense ruby red.
Aroma: bouquet of dark mature berry fruit combined with spicy notes, which dominate varying from vanilla to cinnamon and tobacco.
Taste: warm, round and full palate. Well-structured with long persistence.

Suggested pairings:
Exceptional with very structured red meat, game dishes combined with mushroom and truffle as well as aged cheeses.

Serve at a temperature of 18-20° C.


90 POINTS James Suckling

94 POINTS Wine Spectator: Highly recommended. “The mix of cherry, strawberry, eucalyptus and juniper flavors is focused, building to an excellent finish. This is well structured and lingers on the earth-and mineral-laden finish.” (September 2015)

2010 2 GLASSES Gambero Rosso 2016