2015 Sassetti Livio Pertimali Brunello di Montalcino

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Type of Wine Red
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Appellation Brunello di Montalcino
Winery Sassetti Livio Pertimali
Vintage 2015
Grape Sangiovese
Content (Alc) 0.75 ltr (14%)
Drink window 2020 - 2037
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The Livio Sassetti family has been producing wine in the Italian region of Montalcino for over three generations. The Podere Pertimali and its 16 hectares of vineyards are located in the Montosoli region, north of Montalcino, a particularly well-known area for the cultivation of Sangiovese. True to the teachings of his family, Livio has over time renewed and expanded the vineyards, preserving the genetic legacy of the old vines.

The Sangiovese grapes are gently crushed and fermented in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 28° - 29°C; a maceration for 10-15 days
and then aging for 36 months in Slavonian oak barrels of 33hl and then a further 6 months of bottle aging.

In the glass, the Livio Sassetti Brunello di Montalcino has an intense ruby red color. The Livio Sassetti Brunello di Montalcino has an ethereal nose with aromas of flowers, cherries, strawberries and shitake mushrooms. We also smell dark fruits of black cherry, blackberry, plum and sweet spices. Elegantly structured with a fresh acidity and elegant, soft, tannins. Firm but certainly not jammy with a great tannin and fruit structure. This takes four to five years to show its true greatness and then a perfect wine for at least a decade.

98/100 Suckling

Vineyard for 2015 Sassetti Livio Pertimali Brunello di Montalcino

The Livio Sassetti family has been producing wine in the Italian region of Montalcino for more than three generations. The Podere Pertimali and its 16 hectares of vineyards are located in the Montosoli region, north of Montalcino, an area particularly renowned for the cultivation of Sangiovese. True to his family's teachings, Livio has over time renewed and expanded the vineyards, preserving the genetic heritage of the old vines.

In 1967 Livio was one of the founders of the Consorzio del Brunello di Montalcino and in 1968 he built a terracotta wall in his cellar to preserve the old vintages of the wines produced by the family, the historical memory of the company. Today the collection consists of almost 1000 bottles. In 1999, the Sassetti family acquired a company in Maremma, La Querciolina, within the Montecucco DOC. Thanks to the great passion and experience, abandoned vineyards are transformed into vineyards capable of producing Sangiovese and Ciliegiolo of the highest quality.

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Type of Wine Red
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Appellation Brunello di Montalcino
Winery Sassetti Livio Pertimali
Grape Sangiovese
Biological certified No
Natural wine No
Vegan No
Vintage 2015
Drinking as of 2020
Drinking till 2037
Alcohol % 14
Alcohol free/low No
Content 0.75 ltr
Oak aging Yes
Sparkling No
Dessert wine No
Closure Cork
James Suckling rating 98
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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