Mocali Brunello di Montalcino

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

Classification:
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.

Vinification:
Alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tanks.

Ageing:
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

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