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Vigna del Lago

Vigna del Lago

Brunello di Montalcino
Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita

A bright ruby-red colour, with clear notes of juicy fruit on the nose and hints of violets and candied peel. A graceful and assertive palate, sweet and close-knit tannins.

Vigna del Lago

Grape varieties

100% sangiovese

Production zone

Montalcino, Vigna del Lago, northern slope

Soil

Clay soils with a polygenic conglomerate

Training system

Spurred cordon

Density of planting

7000 vines per hectare

Yield

55 quintals per hectare

Average age of vines

17 years

Winemaking

Fermentation is traditional, like it used to be done in Montalcino (with temperatures reaching 30°C for several days, towards the end). Once fermentation has been completed the pomace is left to maceration the wine for a period of 15-30 days in order to obtain a natural softening and lightness of the tannins.

Ageing

In 30-hectoliter oval barrels for 24 months. Followed by 6 months in concrete vats.

Bottle maturation

18 months

Food match suggestions

Excellent with small game, cured meats and mature cheese.

Wine format

0,75 L