Wine Casanova di Neri, Brunello di Montalcino Tenuta Nuova DOCG, 2005
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The wine is dark ruby color.
The wine has a persistent, full-bodied taste with a good structure, balanced notes of fruit, spice and wood, silky texture and soft ripe tannins.
In the bright and complex flavor notes of cedar wine felt a cigar box, cherry, black currant jam, chocolate.
Wine is perfect for lamb with rosemary, stews, mature cheeses, Mediterranean cuisine, vegetable dishes.
For the first time "Brunello di Montalcino Tenuta Nuova" was released in 1993. It was a science project "Casanova di Neri" features a passionate desire to produce Brunello with lots of character. Explore the land in search of better exposure, winemakers have chosen for the production of "Brunello di Montalcino Tenuta Nuova" Sangiovese clone of Sangiovese Cherretalto and grown in the vineyards and Le Petradoniche Cetin, located south of Montalcino. Here grapes purchased Mediterranean flavors, great finesse and good tannic structure. In the vineyards has been applied scientific system of training vines, special technology stocks, adjust the density of the crop. After picking berries in mid-September and 23 days of maceration and fermentation, the wine matured in small oak barrels for 30 months and then 18 months in bottles. Ageing potential of wine is great, it will disclose the full range of aromas and flavors until 2024.
"Brunello di Montalcino Tenuta Nuova 2005 slightly darker and richer than usual Brunello. This silky, structured red wine perfectly combine shades of cherries, plums, spices and French oak. The wine is well balanced and executed in a rather low-key style. In the gloomy, enveloping finish - wintergreen tincture of rose and spices. This is an amazing achievement of Casanova di Neri. "- Antonio Galloni," Wine Advocate "# 188, April 2010.
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.