Brunello di Montalcino DOCG
2000 Vintage

History: Sangiovese variety has been introduced to Montalcino in 1888. Sangiovese "grosso" gave origin to Brunello di Montalcino.

Production area : the vineyards are situated in hillside areas at the altitude between 130 550 m over the sea level.
The ground is of medium texture, rocky, with variable percentage of tufa and clay.

Grape variety: 100 % Sangiovese "grosso".

Winemakers remarks: the 2000 year climate was quite variable with strong rains during short time periods and with high temperatures in august. The vintage started in the last September decade and lasted until the beginning of October. The grapes have been harvested and processed by hand in order to avoid their damage. Still entire grapes have been macerating in steel containers for 12/14 days together with the fermenting must at 26/28 °C at the end of the alcoholic fermentation the wine has been transferred into steel tanks where, with addition of selected bacteria and under controlled temperature, the malolactic fermentation came to its end. After 2 years of aging in barriques, the wine has been overflowed into stainless steel tanks expecting the bottling. Further 4 months in the bottles and Brunello di Montalcino was ready for retail sale.

Avalaible quantity: 180.000 bottles 0,75 cl.

Remarks: GOOD vintage.

Notes: this wine will be on retail market from February 28, 05.

   

Winemaker notes
Sensorial notes
Color: Rendola 2000 Brunello di Montalcino has a medium intensity red colour.
Aroma: Very fine wood presence.
Taste: Supple and balanced taste with a pleasant and fine wood fruit back-taste. Full and harmonious wine presenting red fruits notes.
Consumo: this wine reachs the first maturity only after 5 years from the vintage; its best maturity period goes from 6th to 8th year. Bottles to be always stored in a dark room at the temperature from 13 to 15 °C.
Abbinamenti con cibo: grilled meat, pasta with gravy, aged cheese.