Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

GRAPES: Sangiovese

PRODUCTION AREA: Montalcino Loc. Castelnuovo Abate

VINEYARD NAME: Poggio al Sole; Pian Bossolino

SURFACE IN HA: 7

EXPOSURE: South (P.S.); South-East (P.B.)

ALTITUDE IN M: 150 (P.S.) – 350 (P.B.)

TYPE OF SOIL: Tuff – clay (P.S.); galestro (P.B.)

CULTIVATION SYSTEM: Spurred cordon

CULTIVATION DENSITY IN PLANTS PER HA: 7.000

GRAPE YIELD OF EACH PLANT IN KG: 0,7

PERIOD OF HARVEST: August 28 (P.S.) ; September 17 (P.B.)

TYPE OF FERMENTATION VATS: Slavonian oak casks

FERMENTATION TEMPERATURE: Max 28°C

FERMENTATION AND MACERATION TIME (DAYS): 17

OPERATIONS DURING MACERATION: pump over and delestage

TYPE OF YEASTS: selected

TYPE AND CAPACITY OF AGEING CASKS: French oak 5 hl new

AGEING TIME: 24 months in wood, 6 months in steel before bottling

NUMBER OF BOTTLES PRODUCED: 17.000

 

VINTAGE 2011