BRUNELLO

DI MONTALCINO

D.O.C.G.

LA TOGATA

RISERVA

ANNUAL PRODUCTION:

5.000 bottles

PRODUCTION AREA:

The vineyards are in the hills of Montalcino, at different heights and with a sun exposure until sunset. The age of the vineyards from which we select the grapes destined to produce Brunello is more than 20 years. Average altitude of the vineyards: 250 mt s.l.m.

SOIL:

Tuffaceous clay, very rich in skeleton, rich in minerals.

GRAPE VARIETY:

Large Sangiovese 100%.

TRAINING SYSTEM:

bilateral and balanced cordon.

DENSITY FOR HECTARE:

5.500 

PRODUCTION SYSTEM:

The vineyards are subject to a double thinning of bunches and, during harvest (end of September), the average criterion of choice is, in good vintages, three bunches of five. The grapes thus obtained are further selected in the cellar, where they are processed according to the old tradition. Intense extraction in the early stages of fermentation, followed by long quiescent maceration on the marc; the maximum temperature is raised up to 33 °C and maintained at high values until the racking. The ageing in wood lasts 48 months in oak barrels from Slavonia hl 17.50, a small part in Barrique. It follows bottle ageing for 12 months far beyond the mandatory minimum of 6 months from production regulations.

ORGANOLEPTIC CHARACTERISTICS:

Colour: rubine red with warm garnet red nuances.

Bouquet: overwhelming nose: a potpourri of macerated flowers and a light spicy introduce you to a superb aromatic opening of woodsy notes, rose and cherry.

Taste: the wine has a powerful mineral entry, the mouth of a colossal magnitude, quite tannic but very fresh and continues.

 

ALCOHOL CONTENT:

14%

 

SERVING SUGGESTIONS:

Red meat, game and aged cheeses, with very structured recipes.

Serving temperature: 20°C.  Serve in goblets created for Brunello di Montalcino wine.

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