Toscana

Tenuta di Sesta

Brunello di Montalcino DOCG 2016 2016

Pure Sangiovese from a selection of the best grapes of our vineyards, matured in 30 hl Slavonian oak barrels for 30 months with subsequent ageing of four months in the bottle. Uniting traditional and modern technology, Brunello has always been a great wine, certainly important and a pleasure to drink. When it is young, it is rich in scents of fruit and flowers. When it has aged, it acquires complex ethereal characteristics and offers a broad bouquet with an aroma of autumn leaves. Colour ruby red towards garnet with ageing. Scent intense, broad bouquet, elegant, rich in scents of mellow red fruits, spicy in notes of licorice and tobacco. taste dry, warm, soft with velvet tannins, balanced, very intense, very persistent and elegant.

Brunello pairs superbly with italian and International cuisine; typical Tuscan dishes, roasts, game, red meats and seasoned sheep’s cheese.

“A tight, refined red with plum, berry, cherry and some cedar and lemon peel. It’s medium-to full-bodied with fine, tight tannins and a fresh finish. Pretty, ripe fruit at the end”

94/100 James Suckling

$95.00 750ml

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WINEMAKERS

Tenuta di Sesta

REGION

Toscana

APPELLATION

Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

VARIETAL

100% Sangiovese (Grosso)

ALCOHOL

14.5%

CELLARING

very long aging potential

AWARDS

93/100 Wine Enthusiast, 94/100 James Suckling

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