2018 Il Poggione Brunello di Montalcino

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Type of Wine Red
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Appellation Brunello di Montalcino
Winery Il Poggione
Vintage 2018
Grape Sangiovese
Content (Alc) 0.75 ltr (14.5%)
Drink window 2023 - 2046
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This is one of the absolute top wines from Montalcino from the Tenuta Il Poggione domain. The grapes for this Brunello come from the very best vineyards of Tenuta Il Poggione from vines that are 25 - 40 years old. Il Poggione only makes its Brunello in the great vintages.

The Sangiovese Grosso grapes come from the oldest vineyards. The vineyards are located at an altitude of between 150 and 450 meters. The grapes are picked by hand. After picking, the grapes are gently pressed. The fermentation process takes place in large steel barrels at a controlled temperature of 25/28 ° C. The brunello from Il Poggione undergoes maturation in French oak barrels of 30 and 50 hl for a period of 36 months. The wine then matures in the bottle for at least 12 months. The Brunello di Montalcino is a striking wine that shows the purity of Sangiovese. Neither of these elements dominates the other. A highlight that you can enjoy for another 20 years.

In the glass, the Il Poggione has a ruby red color with intense scents in the nose with lots of red ripe fruit cherries, herbs, licorice, smoked meat, roses and grilled meat in the nose. In the mouth, the Brunello has a tight and clear mouthfeel with fruit intensity, full, powerful, complex, velvety soft and with a long lasting aftertaste. Decanting in his younger years.

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Type of Wine Red
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Appellation Brunello di Montalcino
Winery Il Poggione
Grape Sangiovese
Biological certified No
Natural wine No
Vegan No
Vintage 2018
Drinking as of 2023
Drinking till 2046
Alcohol % 14.5
Alcohol free/low No
Content 0.75 ltr
Oak aging Yes
Sparkling No
Dessert wine No
Closure Cork
Parker rating 94
James Suckling rating 94
Tasting Profiles Earthy, Rustic, Dry, Aged on wood, Powerful, Spicy, Mineral, Red fruit, Tannines, Full
Drink moments Barbecue, Lekker luxe, Met vrienden
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