Brunello di Montalcino DOCG 2011 "Assunto" Bellaria
Brunello di Montalcino DOCG “Assunto” is a great Italian red wine. It’s made from 100% Sangiovese grapes. Bunches are harvested, selected and fermented in stainless steel vessels at a controlled temperature for 20-25 days. Brunello di Montalcino DOCG maturation takes place in small oak barrels for 36 months, than the wine is bottled. After bottling, refinement process goes on for 8 months in cellar. This wine is released on the market only 5 years after vintage and it can age for more than 30 years, if it’s properly conserved.
Characteristics of this red wine from Tuscany
It presents a ruby, almost garnet red colour. On the nose it releases a very elegant and intense bouquet. Robust and persistent wine, with a dry and warm taste.
Recommended pairings while tasting Brunello
It should be served in a wide crystal glass at a temperature of 18°C- 20°C. We suggest to uncork the bottle 3 hours before serving, in order to enhance its qualities. It can be paired with main courses, game meat, grilled or stewed red meat and aged chees.