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Red Wines - Brunello di Montalcino DOCG Tenuta Greppo 2016 (750 ml.) - Biondi Santi - Biondi Santi - 1
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Brunello di Montalcino DOCG Tenuta Greppo 2016 (750 ml.) - Biondi Santi

Brunello di Montalcino 2016 by Biondi Santi represents an icon of winemaking tradition. It is a wine full of light and energy with a bouquet with crunchy fruity notes, where black cherry, blood orange and small red berries stand out which are accompanied by balsamic sensations and fragrant herbs. In the mouth, energy and sweetness blend with elegance and balance. The silky tannins caress the palate and lead to a long aftertaste consistent with the fruity notes perceived on the nose, while the final flavor leaves us with a great sensation of freshness. Longevity: 20-40 years.

 

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Product Category
Red Wine
Designation
Brunello di Montalcino DOCG
Grape / Raw material
sangiovese
Vintage - Cuvée
2016
Size
750 ml.
Country
Italy
Region
IT - Tuscany
Alcohol Content
13.5% vol.
Service Temperature
16° – 18° C.
Suggested Glass
Tulip glass very large
Special Features
Limited Edition
Food Matches
Red Meat, After Dinner - Meditation, Great Events
Allergens
Contains Sulphites
BDS-BRUNELLO-2016
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No other winery in Italy is so intimately linked to its origins, history and to the whole journey of its name as Biondi Santi to Brunello di Montalcino. A story that has its roots in the nineteenth century, with the first evidence of winemaking by Clemente Santi, who devoted much of his life to the study of Sangiovese and who saw his "red wine chosen" - in fact Brunello - at the Universal Exposition in Paris in 1865. A path that has not stopped since then, and which has consecrated the winery as the undisputed leader of the entire area of ​​Ilcinese, an example of tradition to which everyone still today looks with admiration. The wines that come out every year from the Greppo Estate are, in fact, still considered today as some of the world's greatest wines, models of elegance and longevity. With plants that, in some cases, exceed even eighty years of age, the Estate Greppo can now count on a vine extension of twenty-five hectares, in which only large Sangiovese plants meet. The yields per hectare are very low, and are between 30 and 50 quintals, for an annual production that rarely exceeds 80 thousand bottles, including the 10 thousand bottles of Brunello di Montalcino Riserva, produced only in qualitatively exceptional vintages. In the cellar, only the first choice grapes come from vineyards that are at least ten years old for the vintage Brunello, and from plants of over twenty-five years for the Reserve. Then the processing, which begins with destemming, followed by crushing and fermentation, carried out in vats and cement tanks at a controlled temperature. Finally, after malolactic fermentation, aging begins in large Slavonian oak barrels, and finally bottling, which takes place not earlier than four years after the harvest. Few steps, simple, in the sign of the most rigid and essential traditions, for a Brunello, that of Biondi Santi, which meets its secret in its oldest origins, over the centuries renewed from season to season, towards a prestige and a international fame that today do not know limits.

Address:

Tenuta Greppo, Viale Greppo, 183 - 53024 Montalcino (SI), Italy

Color: bright ruby red

Bouquet: crunchy fruity notes, where black cherry, blood orange and small red berries stand out, accompanied by balsamic and fragrant herbal sensations.

Taste: energy and sweetness blend with elegance and balance. The silky tannins caress the palate and lead to a long aftertaste consistent with the fruity notes perceived on the nose, while the final flavor leaves us with a great sensation of freshness.

  • Bibenda 5/5
  • Slow Wine - Great

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