||Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Cru Fontelontano
||100% Sangiovese from the Fontelontano Vineyard ( 0,5 Hectar)
||Sant’Angelo in Colle
||1,200 feet above sea level
||1.1 acres / 2.5 tons per acre
||Sandy Clay with fossils, Marl and Limestone
|Vinification & Aging:
||Removal of grape stalks and soft pressing, fermentation in stainless steel casks at the controlled temperature of 28-30° C, maceration on the skins for 20-25 days with extraction technique made with delestage and with
pumping over during the first week of maceration. Then a delestage a week spaced out with pumping over decreasing along the process.
Method of aging: it ages 36 months in French oak barrels of 5 Hl. Then other 18 months in the bottle for refining. Aging potential: 10-25 years according to vintage.
||200 cases of 6
||Colour: intense ruby red with brilliant burgundy reflects.
Bouquet: reminiscent of wild black fruits, vanilla and spices.
Taste: dry, warm, austere but velvety
||The elegance of this wine, thanks also to its body and structure, makes it a wine for meditation.
It matches all our best dishes of the Tuscan tradition: great with complex first courses (lasagne, pinci pasta
with sauces made with game), second courses made with game, braised meat and ripe and spicy cheeses.