Tenuta Il Poggione Brunello di Montalcino, 14.5%vol
Brunello is the prince of Montalcino wines, produced exclusively from Sangiovese grapes picked by hand from the oldest vines in the farm. After a careful fermentation at controlled temperature, Tenuta Il Poggione Brunello di Montalcino is aged in French oak barrels. After being aged in wood, the wine is bottle aged: this is an essential process in guaranteeing the pleasantness and the complexity that have made the Brunello di Montalcino world-famous.
Ruby red in colour, with a very intense, persistent nose and with red fruit notes. Warm, balanced flavour with velvet-smooth tannins. Long-lasting aroma.
Vineyard location: The winery's oldest vineyards, planted between 150 and 450 metres above sea level.
Grape varieties: 100% Sangiovese
Grape harvest: Hand selection
Vinification techniques: 15 - 20 days "submerged cap" fermentation in stainless steel tanks with indigenous yeasts at a controlled temperature 25/28 °C (77/82 F). Malolactic fermentation in stainless steel.
Ageing: Around 30 months in large French oak barrels (30 - 50 hl or 872 -1373 Gallon) followed by a long bottle aging.