Wine Poggio all'Oro Brunello di Montalcino Riserva DOCG 1999
The wine is very rich, deep ruby red color.
This wine has a soft, but very rich flavor with hints of plum, chocolate and cherries. Beautiful structure, exceptional depth, good acidity, fine tannins and a long finish. Remarkable synthesis of power and elegance with the potential for long aging.
The wine has a very complex flavor with typical Sangiovese notes gentle tobacco, licorice and cocoa.
Wine is in itself, and is an excellent accompaniment to red meat, game and aged cheeses. Particularly well suited to wine dishes "haute cuisine".
This is an exciting wine is produced from Brunello crop harvested from a single vineyard Poggio all'Oro. It is ideally combined climate, soil and the sun, which allows Sangiovese achieve their greatness. Despite the fact that Poggio all'Oro always an outstanding wine, vintage 1999 just shines superiority. Wine is awarded the highest score Gambero Rosso (3 glasses).
According to history, the vineyard Poggio all'Oro was established in 1979 as one of the top vineyards economy Castello Banfi. The vineyard is situated at an altitude of 250 meters above sea level and extends over 24 hectares in a hilly area in the south region of Brunello di Montalcino - an area with a particularly favorable climate and fertile soil. Through patience and care Castello Banfi wine grapes reach optimal maturity, harvested by hand and are carefully selected. Wine is kept in oak barrels for 2.5 years, and even 12-18 months (depending on the vintage) in the bottle before it gets to the market.
Poggio all'Oro wine, Brunello di Montalcino Riserva is produced only in exceptional harvest years. For the first time the wine was produced in 1985.
Castello Banfi winery has its roots back in 1978, when the successful American businessman John Mariani and Gary together with Ezio Rivella, which is an Italian enologist, bought vineyards in the southern part of Tuscany. The official name of the company came a few years later, when they acquired the Castello Banfi di Poggio alle Mura. To date, the Castello Banfi - is a thriving family business, which is recognized throughout the world for the highest quality products. The total vineyard area is more than 800 hectares. Plant Castello Banfi is the first in the world, which is recognized as absolutely correct from an ethical, social and, most importantly, the ecological point of view. He also holds a leading position in terms of customer satisfaction.
Agriculture Castell o Banfi repeatedly to conquer titles, including "Best International Winery of the Year" and the title of "Best Italian Winery of the Year", whose economy is rewarded 9 times!