Wine Brunello di Montalcino DOCG Campogiovanni Il Quercione 1999
The wine is dark garnet color.
Full-bodied, powerful wine. Silky tannins and a tight finish.
The wine has a scent, which first perceptible nuances of undergrowth and raw meat, exchangeable notes of ripe berries and floral notes.
The wine goes well with red meat, game and goat cheese.
Montalcino Tuscany region has achieved a well-deserved fame, because its natural beauty, fine weather and the unique soil create an unsurpassed terroir. It was here in the early 80s the company San Felice bought Kampodzhovanni economy, which has created ideal conditions for ripening grapes.
Vino Brunello di Montalcino Campogiovanni "Il Quercione" is made only in the best years in a strictly limited number of selected grapes grown in the vineyard "Il Quercione". Maceration continues for 20 days at 30 ° C. After malolactic fermentation, wine is aged for 24 months in 500 liter French oak barrels and then another 36 months in bottle. Wine storage capacity is 15-20 years.
The history of the company dates back to San Felice tenth century, according to documents found, it was at this time that the parish of San Felice, dedicated to the martyr San Felice da Nola. The temple and the farm is next, experiencing all the historical vicissitudes. Together, they were subjected to various types of control - both religious and control by powerful families. It was only in the early twentieth century the family Del Taya took control of territory and turned the farm into a successful enterprise. The prestige of this family confirms the fact that they were among the founders of the famous Consortium Chianti Classico.
Time after the Second World War was for San Felice decadent, as well as for the entire region of Chianti. But in 1968 fortune turned in the direction of the company, it becomes the largest financial groups. Enzo Morganti, far-sighted manager with extensive experience in the cultivation of Sangiovese, laid the foundations for scientific research, which initially aimed at improving the capacity of the class.
Today, the company Agricola San Felice is known worldwide for innovative ideas and perfect output quality, so it has achieved great success. Agricola San Felice calls himself a "project", which implies a diversity of companies. More specifically, this definition was fixed since the company became part of Gruppo Allianz SpA Since then wine ambitions San Felice increased in quantity and quality, in particular, the company focused on research and development.
Agricola San Felice is engaged in multifaceted activities in different areas:
• development of farms with valuable vineyards and olive trees;
• research in Vitiariume;
• control over the production of products: from vinification to maturation of wine in barrels and bottling;
• olive oil production in Frantoio;
• Expansion of the hotel complex in Borgo - a medieval village in the commune of Castelnuovo Berardenga, where the headquarters of the company and is a collection of wines (enoteca);
• breeding valuable local livestock breeds.
Philosophy San Felice is striving for excellence in manufacturing, which is achieved through research, experimentation, as well as the preservation of important relationships with the local terroir. From 1970 to today the company conducts a policy of continuous improvement and updating of vineyards, modernization of production technology of wine, not forgetting to protect and take care of the ancient traditions.