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Colour: Red
Producer: Uccelliera
Region: Italy
Appellation: Montalcino
Grape Variety: Sangiovese

Brunello di Montalcino, 2012

1 case
Equiv. £45.83 per bottle

Tasting Note:

Wonderfully untamed and opulent, a complex array of wild berry fruits, griottes, smoke, spice and hints of balsamic. Powerful but well-balanced with cedar and salt notes playing foil to the rich fruit. A blend of vines with various exposures and soils centred on Castelnuovo del Abate on the south-east side of Montalcino. This is a warm part of Montalcino but the estate’s high vineyard range, from 150 to 350 metres above sea level, cool fermentations and use of large casks as well as small barriques, help to make this generous, ripe but supremely moreish and refined. The wine undergoes both fermentations in steel tank, followed by ageing for 36 months in a mixture of large slavonian oak cask and smaller French barriques, with an additional eight months finishing in bottle.

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