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Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Mercatale

The Riserva is produced only in the best vintages from our best grapes, therefore the production is limited.

Vineyards

North- East side of Montalcino Hill, 300 mt above sea level.medium texture soils rich in clay, marine fossils and, in the highest part, Alberese (weathered sandstone). From our best parcel.

Sustainability

Vineyard cultivated following the organic agricolture principles. Sexual confusion method to prevent the spreading of the vine moth, use of organic humus, sowing and green manure to improve the soil quality.

Appellation

DOCG

Vintage

2016

Grapes

100% Sangiovese

Harvest

Riserva Grapes are picked, vinified and aged separately, hand harvested between late September and early October.

Winemaking

Fermented and macerated for 60 days in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 26°C with frequent delestage.

Wine aging

55 months in large slavonian oak barrels with a capacity of 35 hl, and then at least 12 months of bottle aging.

Alcohol

14% 

Color

Bright Red Ruby

Tasting Notes

Rich and long lasting aromas of dark cherry, forest fruits with a spicy and balsamic finish. The mouth is elegant, full bodied, with bold and velvety tannins.

Food pairings

Red meat, game,hard cheese, excellent as meditation wine.

Service Temperature

18°C - 20°C

Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Mercatale
2012

95/100

Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Mercatale
2015

95

Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Mercatale
2015

95

Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Mercatale
2015

98 Points Gardini Notes

Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Mercatale

The Riserva is produced only in the best vintages from our best grapes, therefore the production is limited.

Vineyards

North- East side of Montalcino Hill, 300 mt above sea level.medium texture soils rich in clay, marine fossils and, in the highest part, Alberese (weathered sandstone). From our best parcel.

Sustainability

Vineyard cultivated following the organic agricolture principles. Sexual confusion method to prevent the spreading of the vine moth, use of organic humus, sowing and green manure to improve the soil quality.

Appellation

DOCG

Vintage

2015

Grapes

100% Sangiovese

Harvest

Riserva Grapes are picked, vinified and aged separately, hand harvested between late September and early October.

Winemaking

Fermented and macerated for 60 days in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 26°C with frequent delestage.

Wine aging

45 months in large slavonian oak barrels with a capacity of 25-35 hl, and then at least 12 months of bottle aging.

Alcohol

14% 

Color

Bright Red Ruby

Tasting Notes

Rich and long lasting aromas of dark cherry, forest fruits with a spicy and balsamic finish. The mouth is elegant, full bodied, with bold and velvety tannins.

Food pairings

Red meat, game,hard cheese, excellent as meditation wine.

Service Temperature

18°C - 20°C

Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Mercatale
2012

95/100

Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Mercatale
2015

95

Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Mercatale
2015

95

Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Mercatale
2015

98 Points Gardini Notes

Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Mercatale

The Riserva is produced only in the best vintages from our best grapes, therefore the production is limited.

Wine type

DOCG

Region

Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy

Grapes

100% Sangiovese

Winemaking

Harvest: Hand-harvested in early October.

Fermentation: Fruit is pressed then fermented in stainless steel tanks for 35- 40 days during which time full malolactic fermentation occurs.

Aging

40 months in large Slavonian oak barrels or botte, then bottle aged an additional 12 months in bottle.

Alcohol

14.5% 

Tasting Notes

Very nicely balanced Brunello. A little smoke on the front palate, and then it's all textbook. Licorice, brambly black fruit, tart cherry. Nice acidity at the finish.
Drink 2018–2024.

Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Mercatale
2012

95/100

Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Mercatale
2015

95

Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Mercatale
2015

95

Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Mercatale
2015

98 Points Gardini Notes

Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Mercatale

The Riserva is produced only in the best vintages from our best grapes, therefore the production is limited.

Wine type

DOCG

Region

Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy

Grapes

100% Sangiovese

Winemaking

Harvest: Hand-harvested in early October.

Fermentation: Fruit is pressed then fermented in stainless steel tanks for 35- 40 days during which time full malolactic fermentation occurs.

Aging

40 months in large Slavonian oak barrels or botte, then bottle aged an additional 12 months in bottle.

Alcohol

14.5% 

Tasting Notes

Very nicely balanced Brunello. A little smoke on the front palate, and then it's all textbook. Licorice, brambly black fruit, tart cherry. Nice acidity at the finish.
Drink 2018–2024.

Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Mercatale
2012

95/100

Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Mercatale
2015

95

Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Mercatale
2015

95

Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Mercatale
2015

98 Points Gardini Notes