Brunello di Montalcino 2016 Castello Tricerchi, Red wines


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Brunello di Montalcino 2016 Castello Tricerchi

Variety: Sangiovese 100%

Ruby red color, with garnet veins

The nose is very intense and at the same time endowed with remarkable facets of finesse. Let’s move on from cherry to darker notes of blackberry. The wood and its many folds anticipate elegant ideas of Cuban cigar tobacco, leather and the licorice stick. Varied and well-made, the aromas are excellent, intriguing and very clean.

On the palate it is balanced, therefore harmonious. The entrance is rich in thickness, with hardness and softness at the same level. The tannins are correct and silky, while the minerality is clearly distinguishable. Permanence in the mouth expresses a volume with creaminess and warmth. Acidity increases drinkability and overall pleasantness. Aromas of jam and spices reach the nasal receptors from the palate.

An excellent Brunello di Montalcino, well structured and elegant at the same time. Excellent vintage for Tricerchi.

Brunello di Montalcino 2016 Castello Tricerchi

The vineyards extend for 13 hectares close to the Castle, in the Altesi locality north of Montalcino. The Castle was built by the Altesi family during the thirteenth century, and completed in its construction in 1441 by the Tricerchi family.

Vineyards are part of an estate that extends for 400 hectares, and have an altitude of 300 meters above sea level and a sun exposure directed towards the southwest.

Nature of the soil is of medium texture, clayey and sandy, very rich in skeleton. The type of cultivation is espalier with spurred cordon pruning.

The density of the plants is 4,000 per hectare, and an age of 15 years.

Yield per hectare is 53 quintals and around 1.3 kg per plant

The harvest is carried out by hand at the beginning of October

The grapes carry out alcoholic fermentation with maceration on the skins, in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 23 ° C for a period of about fourteen days.

After the malolactic transformation, it ages in barriques and Slavonian oak barrels of 15 and 20 hl for 42 months. After bottling it matures for at least another six months.

Additional information

SKU: WIN-67748
Weight 1.5 kg



Prizes and awards

Wine il vino 2016 95 / 100