The purity of fruit in this is very impressive with cherry and raspberry character. Full body, chewy and rich yet ultra-fine tannin texture and a long, long finish of focused and subtle fruit. Loving this. Drink or hold.
The RESERVE Brunello di Montalcino DOCG 2010 is an Italian wine of great value and a unique and surprising personality; obtained from the best Sangiovese grapes, chosen among the oldest and most valuable vineyards of the Company, is produced only in the best vintages and in limited quantities .
The clusters are harvested, selected and fermented in steel tanks at a controlled temperature for 20-25 days; the ripening of this Brunello di Montalcino DOCG 2010 takes place in small oak barrels for a period of 4 years and is subsequently bottled.
During the bottling period it continues its refining process for another 16 months in the cellar.
It is marketed no earlier than the fifth year following the harvest and if it is conserved optimally, kept lying in the cold and in the dark, it may have an aging of several decades .
The characteristics of wine
The ruby red shows intense, heavy and lively ruby.
The scent is intense, spicy and fruity with hints of red fruits and licorice with great expectations for the future.
On the palate it imposes for its great structure and persistence , the acid-tannic components are well supported by the soft ones.
The recommended combinations
To be served in wide opening glasses at a temperature of 18-20 °; it is advisable to hold the bottle in a vertical position for a day at 20 ° C and open it a few hours before tasting it.
It combines red meat, game and seasoned cheeses also recommended as meditation wine.
This Reserve is a 5 Star Vintage.