Wine type - DOCG
Region - Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy Grapes 100% Sangiovese
Winemaking Harvest - Hand-harvested in early October
Fermentation- Fruit is pressed then fermented in stainless steel tanks for 35- 40 days during which time full malolactic fermentation occurs.
Aging 48 months in large Slavonian oak barrels or botte, then bottle aged an additional 12 months in bottle.
Alcohol - 14%
Tasting Notes - Very nicely balanced Brunello. A little smoke on the front palate, and then it's all textbook. Licorice, brambly black fruit, tart cherry. Nice acidity at the finish.
Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Mercatale 2016
Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Mercatale DOCG - 2016