BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO DOCG
The Brunello di Montalcino is obtained from the meticulous selection of Sangiovese grapes from the estate’s best vineyards. It is the product of diligent and thorough fieldwork and of focused operations in the wine cellar, which preserve the essence of the Sangiovese grape and exalt the qualities of a wine which every bottle reflects over history and time.
Growing method: Single and double spurred cordon.
Harvest: Control of the maturation and selection of the best grapes (up to 2-3 times); manual gathering of the grapes in small baskets; quick transfer to the wine cellar for winemaking. .
Winemaking: Light destemming and crushing; alcoholic fermentation at controlled temperatures with frequent pumpovers; long maceration on the skins with constant sampling and chemical analyses to determine the optimal date for racking.
Aging: In 12 to 54 hectoliter Slavonian and French oak barrels for 3 years followed by aging in the bottle for at least 8 months.
Enologists: Laura Sutera Sardo, Paolo Caciorgna
Agronomists: Laura Sutera Sardo, Lucia Sutera Sardo