Wine "Pian Delle Vigne", Brunello di Montalcino DOCG, 2001
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Wine ruby red color with garnet highlights.
The wine shows a multi-layered, rich taste with well-balanced, soft tannins, elegant fruity flavor and a long finish.
Wine seduces generous, complex flavor, which harmoniously interwoven notes of red berries, cherries and tobacco, complemented by nuances of coffee and cocoa powder.
The wine goes well with game, steaks, stews, cheeses.
The farm Tenuta Pian delle Vigne is located 6 km from Montalcino. In the XIX century the name "Pian Delle Vigne" wore a railway station located in the area. The farm occupies 180 hectares, of which 65 hectares of south-eastern part - the vineyards. The soils are clay, chalk and melkokamenistye. The vineyards are planted on the slopes at an altitude of 130-200 meters above sea level.
"Pian delle Vigne" - monosortovoe wine producing grape Sangiovese, which in Montalcino is called Brunello. Selecting grapes for "Pian Delle Vigne" in two stages: first, in the first half of July (the so-called "green choice"), and then - just before harvest in autumn, which allows to select only the best for the production of clusters. 2001 was characterized by rainy spring with temperatures above average, which led to a fruitful and good flowering vegetative cycle. Despite the high daytime temperatures, cold nights have contributed fully ripe fruit. After harvesting, the berries were desteblirovany then subjected to soft pressing. Maceration in stainless steel tanks held within 15-20 days. Alcoholic fermentation took place at 30 ° C. At the end of the year the wine was placed in oak barrels with capacity from 30 to 100 hl and kept for 24 months.
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