Il Bosco di Grazia Brunello di Montalcino Riserva – 2012


750 bottle

Winery: Il Bosco di Grazia

This austere lady will taunt you with her powers of seduction… spicy, smokey and succulent… long, luscious finish with tannic and slight acidity.

Vineyard Designation: South-west Montalcino

Vintage: 2012

Region: Tuscany

Appellation: Brunello di Montalcino Riserva DOCG

Wine Type: Red

Varietal: 100% Sangiovese

Alcohol %: 14,5

SKU: IBG-BRU-RIS-12 Categories: , ,

Harvest Date: Hand-harvested in early October

Aging: Aged for 48 in Slavonian casks (botti) and then for a minimum of 12 months in the bottle before release.

Tasting Notes: Brunello! The king of Tuscan wines. Aromas of black plum, star anise and leather come together in this full-bodied red wine. The firm palate offers black cherry, licorice and white pepper notes alongside tertiary notes of leafy undergrowth, mushrooms and lovely mineral hints. A balanced and structured wine with incredible aging potential.

Vineyard Notes: Vineyard location: South-west Montalcino. Soil type: well draining sandy soils with good presence of calcium. Altitude: 300 meters above sea level.

Production Notes: Fermentation at controlled temperatures in stainless steel for 12 days, followed by a 30 day maceration and subsequent malolactic fermentation. The wine is then transferred to Slovenian oak casks where it will refine for 40 months. 8 months of bottle aging before release.

Food Pairing: Pairs wonderfully with grilled meats, wild game and aged cheese.

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