Brunello di Montalcino D.O.C.G.

Brunello di Montalcino D.O.C.G.


NAME   Sangue di Miura

TYPE Brunello di Montalcino D.O.C.G.

GRAPES 100% Sangiovese Grosso

ALCOHOL  14,0% Vol.

REGION Montalcino

YEALD 50 quintals per hectare

HARVEST  Hand-picked into crates of 14 kg.

VINIFICATION  Soft pressing is preceded by selection and destemming of grapes and seeds. Separate vinification for 4 days at the temperature of 10 C°, second alcoholic fermentation for 10 days and maceration on the skins in iron oak vats at controlled temperature. Fermentation length about 10-12 day at the temperature of 28 C°.

AGING In big oak barrels for 36 months.

MATURATION For at least 6 months in a bottle

CHARACTERISTICS  The teacher of wines has a typical garnet color with orange reflections with the ageing. It is endowed with an exceptionally complex aroma red berries, plum, tobacco, chocolate, dried fruits, leather. To the palate, Brunello is rich, intense, strong, with a good acidity and sturdy and refined tannins. It is well balanced, with an endless oak aftertaste.

TEMPERATURE Serve at about 20 degrees, open 1 hour before.

BEST SERVED WITH It harmonizes with lengthily stewed red meats such as Brasato, wild boar or lamb courses, Fiorentina and strong cheese. It is excellent also as meditation wine.

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