Salicutti Brunello di Montalcino Piaggione

Salicutti

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Wine label
Vintage:2013
Bottle sizes:750 ML
Country:Italy
Region:Tuscany
Appellation:Brunello Di Montalcino
Type:Red
Varietals:Sangiovese
Organic:Certified
Vineyard:Sourced from the Piaggione vineyard.
Orientation:South, southeast at 420-440 meters in elevation.
Soil:Calcareous and marl.
Viticulture:Organic farming. Hand harvested. Half of the vineyard planted in 1994, half planted in 2007.
Vinification:Fermented in stainless steel with ambient yeast. 12 day maceration on the skins.
Aging:Aged in in a mix of oak (5HL neutral Allier casks, 40HL Slavonian oak casks, 10-20 HL french barrels) for 36 months followed by 18 months in the bottle.
Tasting:Francesco Leanza, proprietor of Salicutti, was the first producer in Montalcino to attain organic certification.