The Romitorio estate has vineyards in the Northwest area of Montalcino.
Brunello is produced with Sangiovese grapes carefully harvested and selected by hand on the sorting table, both before and after destemming.
Most recently scored Brunello di Montalcino 2013
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Available bottle sizes: 750ml vintage
Varietal: 100% Sangiovese
Area of Production: Tuscany - in the Northern zone of Montalcino
Soil: Sandy, calcareous, sub-alkaline reaction, low nitrogen content and good levels of magnesium
Fermentation: takes place in stainless steel tanks with an initial short period of cold maceration (below 20°C) on the skins for about 15-20 hours.
This is followed by up to 20 days of maceration at a higher controlled temperature. Malolactic fermentation that is naturally caused then lasts for about 10
days, before the wine is rested to separate the lees.
The wine matures in oak for approximately 24 months, and after bottling the wine is aged in Castello Romitorio’s temperature-controlled cellars for
approximately an additional 12 months before release.
Serving Temperature: 16 degrees C
Pairings: salami, parmesan cheese, lamb, steak
|Type of wine||Red|