Brunello di Montalcino 2017 DOCG Casanova di Neri
The Brunello di Montalcino DOCG is a Tuscany red wine of great character with an international reputation. The agricultural company Casanova di Neri since 1978 (year of the first Brunello di Montalcino) produces a real qualitative certainty thanks to its love and passion for its land. The grapes is 100% Sangiovese which in Montalcino are called Brunello. The grape harvest is by hand, follows the destemming of the bunches and grapes and finally the fermentation takes place without additional yeast. The refinement is in oak barrel for 42 months. Then, at least, 6 months in bottle.
Characteristics of Brunello di Montalcino
Esthetically it has an intense ruby red color with some purple reflections. The scent is fruity with some marasca cherry and violet touch. The taste surprises for its delicacy with a young tannin of great quality. The wine is complex, deep and elegant and it has a long bottle evolution.
Recommended pairings while tasting this famous wine from Tuscany
It has to be served in wide goblets at 16-18°C. It is suggested to open the bottle some hours before drinking it to exalt its quality. It is great to be drunk with red meat, game and old cheeses.