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ntriguing and of good complexity, it offers hints of wet geraniums, hot ...

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ntriguing and of good complexity, it offers hints of wet geraniums, hot asphalt, juniper berries, licorice stick and black olives. Full body, fused and well-ripened fine-grained tannins and a harmonious and balanced finish that closes with an interesting volume. Drink now or get old.

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Gualto Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Sheet vintage 2015

Controlled designation of origin

Description

Sheet vintage 2015

CLIMATE : After a rainy spring and early summer, the months of September and October were good, with sun and excellent ventilation, which favored the correct ripening of the grapes. A very hot summer but with rains helped the grapes reach the right degree of ripeness

CONSORZIO DEL BRUNELLO RATING: 5 stars
HARVEST : first and second week of October

GRAPE: 100% sangiovese grosso

VINIFICATION: Light pressing, fermentation in stainless steel vats at a controlled temperature of 28-30° with racking and delestage, maceration 21-25 days
AGEING: 36 months in wood, French oak barrels 20 hl, the final two years in bottle.

PRODUCTION: 4,000 bottles

ANALYSIS: Alcool svolto(%): 14,00, Acidità totale (g/lt.): 5,9, Acidità volatile (g/lt.):0,51, SO2 Totale (mg/lt.): 78, SO2 libera (mg/lt.) 22, pH: 3,50, Estratto secco netto (g/lt.) 30,2

DESCRIPTION: Gualto is a wine that has considerable ageing potential by virtue of the outstanding quality of its raw material, which was carefully selected in the vineyard. Even after ten years, the wine’s original elegance will still be present.
The fabric and elegance of this wine, as a result of clonal selection, choice of terrain, as well as thinning out of the vines before and during the harvest, make it suitable for long ageing. It will be interesting to open a bottle after some years with the trepidation of the wait and of the emotion of discovery to experience magical sensations

GASTRONOMIC ACCOMPANIMENTS: No particular pairings are necessary even if the complexity of the bouquet and the importance of the structure make it perfect for important occasions