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San Polo Brunello di Montalcino 2011

San Polo Brunello di Montalcino 2011

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0,75 l  -  15.00% by vol.
Azienda Agricola San Polo
Brunello from San Polo has a lengthy ageing potential and can further improve with extended bottle ageing. This is due both to the characteristics of the soils on which the grapes are grown - the calcareous content provides ideal conditions for Sangiovese - and the position of the vineyards on the beautiful hills at San Polo.
Intense ruby red with garnet hues, clear and glossy.
The bouquet shows typical aromas of violets and small red berries, followed by subtle nuances of forest undergrowth, aromatic wood, a touch of vanilla and jammy mixed fruit followed by subtle hints of coffee. It is intense, persistent, broad and ethereal.
Full-bodied and warm on the palate, with a densely-woven texture and robust body, while the finish is persistent with rounded tannins.
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Serving temperature:
16 - 18°C.
Longevity:
15 - 25 years
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Name San Polo Brunello di Montalcino 2011
Wine type Red still
Classification
Year 2011
Format 0,75 l Standard
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Grapes 100% Sangiovese
History The terroir produces a Brunello with a capacity for lengthy ageing. Patient cellaring will further enhance the wine inside the bottle.
Vineyards location Località Podernovi - Montalcino (SI)
Climate Exposure: South-South/West.
Composition of the land Rich in calcium and clay.
System Spurred cordon
Plants n. x hectare 4,000/7,000 vines/Ha
Harvest Grapes are hand harvested in small 17 kgs crates towards the end of September.
Temperature fermentation 28/30°C (82/86°F)
Period fermentation 20-22 days
Vinification After careful selection of the berries, soft crushing of the grapes. Fermentation: In concrete tanks.
Aging 24 months in new, medium toasted French oak tonneaux; lengthy bottle-ageing before release on the market.
Alcohol 15.00% by volume
Total acidity 5.40 gr/L
PH 3.68
Residual sugars 1.00 gr/L
Dry extract 30.20 gr/L
Matching The wine’s elegance and harmonious personality allow it to pair well with highly-structured cuisine such as red meats and game, also when accompanied by mushrooms and truffles. It is ideal with matured cheeses such as Parmigiano Reggiano and Tuscan pecorino.
Producer

Azienda Agricola San Polo

From this winery:
The concept underpinning San Polo: to maximize the intrinsic potential of the terroir, make the quest for quality a priority and create an ethical and responsible context where man’s labours and the natural environment are integrated in a harmonious ...
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