Brunello di Montalcino Castello Tricerchi 2016

$82.70

A tight and focused Brunello with cherries, dark chocolate and light spices. Medium body, pinpointed fruit aromas and a flavorful finish. Linear and bright. Drink in 2020.

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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

Exposure: south-west

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

Alcohol: 14.0%

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.

Organoleptic properties:

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

Additional information

Bottle | case (6)

Bottle, case (5% DISCOUNT)

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