Grape variety: 100% Sangiovese (Brunello).
Barrel Aging and Bottle Aging: refining in various sizes of Allier oak barrels (15, 33, 54 hectoliters): 3 years.
Refinement in bottle: 6-8 months.
Colour: clear and intense ruby red with pale garnet highlights.
Nose: fruit and vanilla blended with leaf tobacco.
Palate and wine and food pairing:
austere, full and persistent entry, generous mid-palate, and intriguingly tangy finish.
Ground game, grilled red meats and mature cheese. Dark chocolate when more mature.
From : Mastrojanni
- Biondi Santi – The creator of Brunello (italianwineimporters.wordpress.com)