ITEM: 131384

UPC: 013138413413

Fossacolle

fossacolle brunello montalcino '12 1.5l

$199.99

FOSSACOLLE BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO 2012 1.5L W/WOOD BOX

WINE DESCRIPTION
This six-acre vineyard in southern Montalcino is meticulously cared for by the Marchetti family. The winery Fossacolle was established in 1984 and the first vintage of Brunello was 1997. The unique microclimate benefits from the winds of nearby Maremma.

WINEMAKING & AGING
Varietal composition: 100% Sangiovese grosso
Fermentation container: Stainless steel tanks for 22 days (30-32C)
Maceration technique: Long maceration with frequent pumping over and some delestages (both)
Malolactic fermentation: In concrete vats
Type of aging container: Slavonian oak barrels (25 Hl) and French barriques
Length of aging before bottle: 24 months in oak, followed by 12 months in concrete
Length of bottle aging: 8 months

TASTING NOTES
Intense ruby red color. On the nose it shows alluring aromas of ripe red berries and delicate spices. On the palate the full body is gratifying and persistent, with outstanding minerality. Remarkable tannins, soft and creamy in texture, confer concentration and aging potential to this wine.

FOOD PAIRING
Perfect with red meat including game, and savory or aged cheese.

"Boasting a dark and rich color, the 2012 Brunello di Montalcino is a youthful and bright expression that still has a ways to go in terms of its evolution. The wine shows loads of primary fruit at the moment with dark fruit, cherry and black currant at the front line. The Brunello offers smoothness and softness on the palate but you also get a bright and tangy touch of that Sangiovese acidity that reminds you of the appellation's most valuable assets."- 93 POINTS, THE WINE ADVOCATE


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