Altesino Montosoli Brunello di Montalcino Montosoli DOCG 2017, Toscana, Italy

This small vineyard produced one of Italy’s first “cru” wines. Located at the top of Altesino’s vineyards is the prestigious Montosoli vineyard where ancient limestone soils with the 360 degree exposure combine to yield a Brunello of exceptional style and elegance. One of the most sought after wines from Montalcino, Montosoli is consistently a blockbuster red. Its intense ruby red color tends towards elegant garnet with age. On the nose, it shows a complex personality with a delicious blend of black cherry, raspberry, violet, licorice, vanilla and black pepper. Extremely enticing, opulent and elegant on the palate, with a warm, long-lasting finish, Montosoli is a wine for special occasions. 100% Sangiovese Grosso. Fermentation in stainless steel tanks. Length of alcoholic fermentation: 15-20 days. Maceration technique: Cold soak maceration; racking, pumpovers, and aeration. Aged in Slavonian oak barrels 44 months. Aged in bottle 4 months.