Brunello di Montalcino

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Grape Varietal: 100% Sangiovese
Pronunciation: “brew-NEL-lo-dee-mahn-tahl-CHEE-no”
Tasting Notes: Strong, dry, and warm taste
Food Pairing: Pairs well with grilled steak or grilled portobello mushrooms over polenta
Serving Notes: 18-22C
Grape History: One of Italy’s most prestigious wines, Brunello di Montalcino shares the top spot with only the highly-prized Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. It is exclusively made from Sangiovese grapes.
Harvest: September
Vinification: Undergoes cold soak maceration; racking, pumper overs, and aeration. Fermentation takes 15-20 days.
Aging: Minimum of 4 years, including 2 years in a barrel and 4 months in a bottle.
Bottling:  Varies
Alcoholic Content: 14% by volume
Sugar: 1.7 g/l
Total Acidity: 5.7 g/l
Location: Tuscany or as some say, Toscana
Altitude: Not surpasing 1968 feet (600 meters)
Soil: Calcareous Sandy-Loam
Density: 1969 ha/4863 acres
Trimming Technique: Spur-pruned Cordon
Structure:  Varies