Brunello di Montalcino DOCG Castiglion del Bosco - 750ml bottle
This Brunello is a thrilling wine, fearless of expressing the finesse and elegance of a rainy but healthy vintage. Soil drainage, altitude, and ventilation of the Capanna vineyards reward this Brunello with a complete taste profile and a full, savoury finish.
Complexity, superb structure, and an inviting, mouth-filling palate are the hallmarks of this Sangiovese grown in the 42-hectare Capanna vineyard facing towards the Mediterranean sea. A garnet-flecked ruby red, it releases generous, emphatic fragrances classic to Sangiovese, developing a near-endless progression notable for its beautiful balance.
Castiglion del Bosco's Brunello di Montalcino originates from Capanna vineyard, located in the north-west area of Montalcino. The peculiar characteristics of this vineyard, such as the natural isolation along with the altitude and the type of soil, which shows presence of clay shale and marl (Galestro rock), give to this prestigious wine a refined elegance as well as great personality.
Appellation: Brunello di Montalcino DOCG
Grapes: Sangiovese 100%
Harvest period: Last weeks of September – Beginning of October
Soil profile: Presence of clay shale and gravel-pebble
Elevation: 350-400 metres
Training system: Guyot
Vineyard density: 5,000 vines/ha
Vineyard yield: 50 q/ha
Vinification: 18 days in steel tanks, at a temperature of 28°C.
Maturation: 24 months in French oak