Wine Casanova di Neri, Brunello di Montalcino DOCG, 2008
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Wine of intense ruby color with orange rim.
Lively, bright wine with stringy taste, consisting of multiple notes of ripe sweet fruit combined perfectly balanced acidity. This full-bodied wine, filled with velvety tannins, long finish ends with berry and caramel shades.
Refined, extremely complex aroma of wine is opened, graphite, ink and mineral notes. Continues burning tones of spices, smoked oak, tea leaves, leather and dried fruit. At the end of the bouquet appear shades of tobacco, camphor, fresh mint, licorice and coffee.
The wine goes well with grilled red meats, game and mature cheeses flavored.
"Brunello di Montalcino" is born in the vineyards and Poderuchcho Fiesole, which are located in the eastern part of Montalcino at an altitude of 350 to 480 meters above sea level. The plots are located in close proximity to the winery and cellars. The main characteristics of this wine can be called elegance, finesse and longevity. Experts note is also very big "fruit" of the wine taste and splendor. Sangiovese grapes are harvested in late September, fermentation and maceration took place for 18 days. Wine matures in large - from 40 to 86 hectoliters - old Slavonian oak barrels around 42-45 months. Total for the year produced about 6250 boxes of this wine. Wine storage capacity is at least 15 years.
Winery "Casanova di Neri" was founded in 1971 when Giovanni Neri bought a large estate in Montalcino, in an area famous for excellent conditions for growing grapes and creating great wines. The estate belonged to 35 hectares of vineyards. Gradually Giovanni Neri join him and other lands, so today the winery has a total of about 60 hectares, which are divided into four vineyard: "Petradoniche", which is located in Castelnuovo del Abate, "Le Cetin" in Sant'Angelo in Colle, "Cherretalto" and "Fiesole" to the east, near the farm, in front of Montalcino. Which lie on different slopes of Montalcino vineyards are influenced by the radical differences in the soil, microclimate, environment, flora. Each wine "Casanova di Neri" reflects these differences and has an individual character and a consistently high quality. The total area of the estate "Casanova di Neri" is 350 hectares of vineyards are planted in addition to olive groves.