Brunello di Montalcino Riserva

La_Palazzetta_BrunelloRiserva_100.jpgWinery: La Palazzetta
Toscana (Tuscany)
Castelnuovo dell'Abate, Italy
Appellation: Brunello di Montalcino Riserva
Designation: DOCG

Site: Grown organically in the estate vineyards in Castelnuovo dell’Abate in the southeastern section of Montalcino near the abbey of Sant’Antimo; stony galestro (marl) substrate.

Grapes: 100% Sangiovese

Fermentation and Aging: Macerated 21-23 days in opentop fermenters macerated. Matured for 4 years in 3,000 and 5,000 liter botti (large French oak barrels).

Notes: Roughly 2,000 bottles produced, only in exceptional vintages.