Val di Suga

Tuscany, Italy

Brunello di Montalcino DOCG Vigna Spuntali – 2013

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  • Vineyard Profile

    • Grape Source: 100% Sangiovese Grosso "Vigna Spuntalli" vineyard
    • Appellation: Brunello di Montalcino DOCG
    • Size: 14 ha (35 acres)
    • Vine Age: 23 years
    • Soil: Of marine origin containing sand and a mixture of fossil debris and lapilli
    • Elevation: 300 meters (984 feet) above sea level
    • Orientation: On the southwestern slope, the warmest in Montalcino
    • Density: 5,050 vines/acre (7,143 vines/hectare)
    • Training: Spurred cordon
  • Vinification

    • Fermentation and maceration take place at a controlled temperature of 25˚–30˚C (77˚-80˚F) in concrete for 20 days. 100% malolactic fermentation.

    • Aging: 24 months in French oak and an additional 36 months aging in bottle
  • Tasting Notes

    • Strong garnet color with ruby highlights Unfolds warm, intense and refined on the nose. Great explosion of ripe fruit with notes of sour cherry, dried figs, candied fruit and especially orange. On the palate, the sweet and soft tannins accompany the long finish, rich in notes of plums and blackberries

  • Technical Information

    • Alcohol: 14.5%
    • TA: 5.31 g/L
    • p H: 3.4