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Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

The Brunello from this historic estate is made from Sangiovese Grosso cultivated on 124 acres of vineyards that produce yields far below the legal limit. Camigliano ensures this elegant Brunello embodies the terroir by utilizing carefully selected clones and selecting Sangiovese from the vineyards with the best exposition.

Owner: Gualtiero Ghezzi
Website: www.camigliano.it
Winemaker: Giuseppe Caviola
Type: Red wine
Varietals: 100% Sangiovese Grosso

Vineyard Location: Camigliano, Montalcino
Orientation: South, Southwest
Elevation: 300 m a.s.l.
Vines Planted: 1989
Vines/Acre: 5,500/Ha
Yield/Acre: 24 ql
Soil: Sandy, marly clay with fossils

Light pressing fermentation in stainless steel at controlled temperature of 82°F, maceration on the skins for 21-25 days with frequent delestage

Aging Process
24 months in Slavonian and French oak barrels of 60 - 160 Hl followed by 12 months in the bottle

Tasting Notes
Color: Ruby red
Bouquet: On yhe nose it is very spicy with chilies and peppers before turning to berries and strawberries
Flavor: Full body, velvety tannins and flavors, as well as lightly salty undertones characterizes the palate
Pairings: Ideal with many complex dishes such as red meat, feathered and furry game, also accompanied by mushrooms or truffles. Excellent with cheeses such as aged tomes, parmesan, Tuscan pecorino

Alcohol Content: 14.5%
Residual Sugar: 1.2 g/L
Serving Temperature: 62°F
Production: 150,000 bottles