Brunello di Montalcino Castello Tricerchi
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Sangiovese 100%, aged for 3 years in oak casks, the Brunello shows the personality and nobility of the grape handpicked in the Vigna del Velo and in the Vigna del Castello.
Altitude: 300 mt
Soil: medium texture, clayey-sandy , rich in structure
Vine Training System: spurred cordon and Guyot
Density: 4.000 plants/ha (1618 plants/acre) 1ha=2.471 acres
Vineyards age: 20 years
Crop: Yield/Ha. 5.3 t.
Crop: Yield/Plant 1.3 Kg
Harvest: early October – by hand
Vinification: maceration in stainless steel vats at 23°C controlled temperature for 30 days. The malolactic fermentation continues for 5 months. Barrel ageing 15 and 20hl Slavonic oak casks for 30 months. Bottle ageing not less than 6 months.
Appearance: limpid, deep ruby,
- In glass: aroma tasteful, fruity, black cherry and cherry conficture, spicy, balsamic, eucalipt with notes of tobacco, chocolate and leather
- In mouth: sensations warm, smooth, tannic and structured, balanced, long
- Final comment: complex, elegant, harmonious, young, better after 2017
- Suggestions: perfect with meat, ripe cheese or for meditation