2012 Fattoi Brunello di Montalcino Riserva

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Type of Wine Red
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Appellation Brunello di Montalcino
Winery Fattoi
Vintage 2012
Grape Sangiovese
Content (Alc) 0.75 ltr (14.5%)
Drink window 2020 - 2035
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The vineyards for this wine are 350m above sea level, on a southern slope. The vines are 15-45 years old. The Sangiovese grapes are harvested in the first days of October. This "Riserva" is made only with the very best harvests and after a careful selection of the best grapes. The wine is visibly clear, brilliant, an intense ruby red color, with reflections of garnet. On the nose, the wine is Intense, full-bodied and ethereal, revealing the aromas of spices, forest soil, small red fruits and richly scented roses. A beautiful concentrated Brunello with a lot of elegance, a good acidity as a backbone. Rich in its fruit but with a nice spicy undertone. Incredibly complex and with a long finish. A real pleasure to drink!

This Riserva is only made in the top years. The 2012 is the successor to the 2008

Uncork the bottle at least 2 to 3 hours before serving. It is recommended to decant this wine so that the wine is well aerated.

Drink the Riserva with red meat, game, mushroom and truffle dishes. Also delicious with old cheeses, such as Parmigiano Reggiano and Tuscan Pecorino. An excellent wine for meditation.

90/100 James Suckling

Vineyard for 2012 Fattoi Brunello di Montalcino Riserva

The territories of the Italian Fattoi family are located in Montalcino, in the municipality of Siena (Tuscany region). Here the family works with enthusiasm and professionalism on the production of wine and olive oil that have made Montalcino famous all over the world. The Fattoi winery is located in the southern part of the municipality of Montalcino, in one of the most beautiful valleys and at the junction of the rivers Ombrone and Orcia. The company has 70 hectares divided into 9 hectares of Brunello and Rosso di Montalcino vineyards and 5 hectares of olive groves, while the rest of the country consists of forests and grain production.

More Information
Type of Wine Red
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Appellation Brunello di Montalcino
Winery Fattoi
Grape Sangiovese
Biological certified No
Natural wine No
Vegan No
Vintage 2012
Drinking as of 2020
Drinking till 2035
Alcohol % 14.5
Alcohol free/low No
Content 0.75 ltr
Oak aging Yes
Sparkling No
Dessert wine No
Closure Cork
Parker rating 90
Tasting Profiles Earthy, Rustic, Complex, Dry, Aged on wood, Powerful, Spicy, Mineral, Red fruit, Tannines, Full
Drink moments Indruk maken, Lekker luxe
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