Brunello di Montalcino 2017 "CASTELGIOCONDO" DOCG FRESCOBALDI CASTELGIOCONDO
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The Brunello di Montalcino DOCG "Castelgiocondo" comes from the Castelgiocondo estate, a company belonging to the important and refined Frescobaldi di Toscana estate; it derives from pure vinification of the finest Sangiovese grapes and it is the result of a rigorous selection of only Sangiovese grapes in the vineyard, where all the characteristics necessary to enhance this ancient vine are scrupulously respected: the ideal altitude, the draining soils and the south-west exposure. It is a wine of great structure, elegant, balanced, with intense aromas and great finesse. Maceration for the vinification of Sangiovese lasted for 32 days. Then the malolactic fermentation which was carried out after the alcoholic fermentation happens. The containers for the aging were those selected by the technicians and saw the use of French oak barriques and Slavonian oak barrels. The aging time of the wine takes 2 years in wood and 4 months in the bottle.
Characteristics of the Brunello di Montalcino DOCG wine from the CASTELGIOCONDO winery
When examined organoleptically, this sensational red wine of the Tuscan tradition, renowned all over the world, has an intense and deep ruby red color. The perfume expresses with clear aromas of raspberry and pomegranate enriched by elegant floral notes. The precise and harmonious taste in the mouth is articulated with an elegant tannic texture and a long savory and mineral sensation.
Suggested food pairings while tasting this Brunello di Montalcino DOCG
A wine that goes perfectly with dishes full of taste and very structured. Excellent with braised meat, fillet of beef, mature cheeses. The ideal serving temperature is 20°C. It should be served in a large glass that promotes oxygenation.