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Azienda Lisini Brunello di Montalcino

Wine Details

Vineyard

Lisini

Varietal

Sangiovese

Style

Red

Region

TuscanyItaly

Wine Description

(From 2010 Vintage) Considered one of the greatest expression of the italian enology, the Brunello of Montalcino is produced exclusively with grapes of the homonymous vitigno which is a variety of Sangiovese grosso. The Brunello of Montalcino of the Lisini Farm, has outstanding characterics due to a continuos care of the new plants grown with traditional methods, never forced, but carefully selected by thinning out the brunches during their growth and finally chossing the grapes during the vintage. If you add to all this the modern methods of wine-making, the result is exceptional even when the season has not been favorable. Here is how one of the most famous italian enologists has defined the Brunello of Montalcino Lisini: D.O.C.G.: origin controlled and guaranteed approval. Colour: deep ruby tending to garnet with age. Aroma: full bouquet, "goudron", tobacco, violet, vanilla. Flavour: dry yet morbido, full and perfectly balanced, full bodied, rich, exceptional and sound character wine. It is a perfect example of a full noble wine.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2008 Vintage) Considered one of the greatest expressions of Italian enology, Brunello di Montalcino is produced exclusively from grapes of the vine, representing a variety of Sangiovese Grosso. The Company's Brunello di Montalcino Agrarian Lisini, stands out for its truly superior characteristics obtained by a continuous care of the vines, cultivated using traditional methods and excluding any kind of forcing, careful selection and thinning of turante growth clusters and a 'careful selection of the grapes during harvest. All this, combined with the most modern wine-making methods, provides a premium level even with seasonal patterns not entirely favorable. Here is how one of the most famous Italian wine experts judged the Brunello di Montalcino, Lisini: Deep ruby ​​red, which is refined over the years in bright orange. slightly ethereal bouquet scent of extraordinary elegance with hints of tar, underbrush, tobacco, violets and vanilla; dry taste, but at the same time full and harmonious soft, vigorous balance and viperino, consistent and aristocratic personality; full race.

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  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 168 on Dec-06
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator