Curiosity leads to Culture leads to Sensitivity leads to Enthusiasm leads to Love leads to Magic leads to Universal Love. Because Everybody feels the Magic. Therefore, Curiosity is a Universal Gift. – Francesco Illy –
Appellation Brunello di Montalcino Riserva DOCG
Grape variety 100% Sangiovese
Vintage 2011 First year of production 2003
Alcohol 14,5% Vine training system and density Goblet, 11.000 plants per hectare Soil Clayish and limestone Yield per hectare 35 quintals Harvest Manual in the first 10 days of October Yeast Indigenous
Vinification: Fermentation and maceration for 25 days in open-tops oak tuns Ageing 48 months ageing in oak barrel, followed by a passage of 12 months in cement and a minimum ageing of 12 months in bottle.
A deep ruby red with elegant orange shadows. In the nose it express itself as a symphony of aromas going from the intense smell of cherry, strawberry to the fresh balsamic note of herbs. An impressive, broad structure that reveals a great minerality and a slightly bitter aftertaste. Serve with roast meat, aged cheeses and pasta. Serving temperature from 16° to 18°C.