Brunello di Montalcino DOCG Grattamacco Poggio di Sotto
This wine has the most famous denomination of Italy: Brunello di Montalcino DOCG. It is produced with 100% Sangiovese, cultivated in vineyards located at 200,300, 450 meters above the sea level. The poor soils have different expositions. The production zone is the one around Castelnuovo dell’ Abate, in the valley of the river Orcia. The vines are trained typically with cordon spur method. The manual harvest is planned in the middle of September. The grapes are placed in 15-20kg boxes. The plants produce around 30 quintals per hectare. Multiple selections are planned. The wine making is managed in wood containers, with spontaneous fermentations and long macerations. 48 months aging in 30hl oak barrels and a further maturation period in the bottles. No filtration before the bottling process
Features of “Brunello di Montalcino Poggio di Sotto”
Shiny ruby red colour enriched by a perfume that recalls red fruits marmalade, flowers and spices. The taste has a good sourness and important tannins. A powerful wine that finds its balance after some years.
Recommended food pairings while tasting this great wine of Tuscany produced by Poggio di Sotto
Excellent for every happening. Perfect with roasted or braised red meats, game, aged cheeses. It has to be served at 18°C in a wide wine glass that allows oxygenation.