(From 2009 Vintage) Vinification selection table for bunches, de-stemming, selection table for individual grapes. Fermentation vats filled by gravity. Fermentation without use of yeast additives and maceration in open conical vats at controlled temperatures for 3 to 4 weeks. Aged in oak barrels for around 30 and 18 months in bottle Production 49,229 75ml bottles. 503 1500 ml bottles, 70 3000 ml bottles and 3 bottles of 5000 ml.l Lotto: L812 Alcohol content 15% Tasting notes Ruby red with garnet reflections, hints of maraschino cherries, violets and red frits. Great fineness in the mouth with a tannin still young yet great quality. Long elegant and persistent. Serve at a temperature of 16° - 17° having opened the bottle a few hours previously or decant delicately..
The Brunello di Montalcino Cerretalto is produced from a selection of vineyards situated in the natural amphitheatre by the Asso river. The particular microclimate, the "terroir", the low production per vine and the great attention to detail in the winery together produce a well balanced wine with character and good alcohol content. It is only produced when we consider the quality of the grapes harvested to be excellent. It is aged for about 2 years in French oak casks and then for at least 18 mo...
Wine AdvocateRating: 92/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 158 on Apr-05
Wine & SpiritsRating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine
Wine SpectatorRating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator