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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Uccelliera

Region:

Italy

Appellation:

Brunello di Montalcino

Grape Type:

Sangiovese

Brunello di Montalcino, 2013

6x75cl £195.00

10 cases, 2 bottles

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Tasting Note:

Warm, hearty ripe red berry fruits laced with woody sweet spices, more savoury tinges of salt and cedar counterbalancing the juicy red cherry and strawberry fruit. Generous, long and voluptuous yet a sufficient liveliness to keep you coming back for more. 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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