The Brunello di Montalcino DOCG by Palazzo is vinified according to the ancient tradition, after 36 months in oak and barrique barrels, which are followed by 8-12 months of rest in bottle, is ready but requires to be waited for at least a couple of years. Wide, persistent bouquet with hints of undergrowth, red jams and liquorice. It has a dry taste, quite tannic and soft
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|Designation||Brunello di Montalcino DOCG|
|Alcohol Content||14,5% vol.|
|Formats||Bottle of 750 ml.|
|Tasting||Color: ruby red with garnet nail color. Bouquet: ripe dark fruit tones, spicy hints and hints of vanilla. Taste: dry and aromatic, elegant and quite determined tannins. Persistence is long.|
|Food matches||Roasted Beef, Red Meat, Game, Aged Cheese|
|Service temperature||18° - 20° C.|
|Suggested glass||Tulip glass very large|
|Awards||Gambero Rosso 1 Glass|
|Scores||James Suckling 92/100, Antonio Galloni 91/100, Robert Parker 89/100|
The Brunello di Montalcino DOCG by Palazzo is vinified according to ancient tradition, has an intense ruby red color that with aging tends to garnet. After 36 months in oak and barrique barrels, which are followed by 8-12 months of bottled rest, it is ready to be marketed, but it requires waiting at least for a couple of years. Its scent is broad, persistent with hints of undergrowth, red jams and liquorice, ethereal after a long aging. It has a dry taste, quite tannic and soft. To combine with game, roast or grilled meats and aged cheeses.
Belonging to Cosimo Loia since 1983, Palazzo is a reality steeped in history and traditions, located on the south-east side of Montalcino. The functional buildings of the estate, which date back to the seventeenth century, over the years have been restored to meet the needs of modern agriculture. All stages of the production chain, from the cultivation of the vine to the sale of wine, are directly supervised by the members of the family. The grapes are harvested by hand from the four hectares of vineyards, exposed to the sun from dawn to dusk and well protected from the coldest winds. With a production that is around 22 thousand bottles a year, the Loia family wants to maintain a line that favors quality at the expense of quantity. Inside an old farmhouse an area for the aging of wine has been specifically created, while a new and functional structure has been built for vinification, bottling, storage and bottle aging. The Palazzo labels regularly reach the top of excellence every year, reflecting the integrity and dedication of those who have committed themselves to achieving these results.