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Vigna Spuntali

Vigna Spuntali

Brunello di Montalcino
Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita

An intense ruby-red colour, a deep, ethereal nose, with notes of sour cherry, rain-soaked earth, carob and a palate with beautiful length and tight-knit tannins.

Vigna Spuntali

Grape varieties

100% sangiovese

Production zone

Montalcino, Vigna Spuntali, southwestern slope

Soil

Galestro and sand from the erosion of Pietra Forte (a typical sandstone from this area)

Training system

Double spurred cordon

Density of planting

7000 vines per hectare

Yield

55 quintals per hectare

Average age of vines

30 years

Winemaking

Fermentation in concrete vats for about 20 days at a temperature of around 25-30°C.

Ageing

In 300-litre French oak casks for 6 months. Followed by 18 months in 25-hectoliter Slavonian oak barrels.

Bottle maturation

At least 24 months

Analytical data

Alcohol content 14,5% - Total acidity 5,24 g/l - pH 3,46

Food match suggestions

It goes well with traditional meat recipes and typical spicy Tuscan dishes such as Peposo (beef in wine), boar stew or lepre in dolce e forte (hare in wine).

Wine format

0,75 L - 1,5 L