Brunello di Montalcino DOCG - Cava d'Onice
GRAPES: 100 % Sangiovese
Atitude: 350 m a.s.l.
Vineyards: vines with an average age of 15 years using the spur-trained method of cultivation
Soil: medium mixture soil, rich of clay and calcium
Yield: 40 hl / ha
Harvest: manual harvest second week of October
Fermentation: small French oak barrels for 9 days, followed by 28 days of maceration on the skins
Ageing: 4 years in Slavonian and French oak barrels and bottle refinement
Reﬁning: in bottle for 12 months
Color: Brilliant, deep ruby-red with some garnet highlights
Nose: It does present an elegant nose, where aromas of ripe fruit, fresh citrus notes come out immediately. The spices and Indian herbs fragrances open in a second time, finishing with balsamic and menthol sensations.
With just over 4 hectares situated on different parts of the Montalcino hill, Simone creates an assemblage of pure Sangiovese from different plots for this Brunello, a perfectly-balanced and traditional dry wine that offers lots of depth and complexity with a lingering aftertaste of many subtle flavors and spices.