Brunello Riserva Millecento

Elegance, character, and persistence are what make Millecento 2010 a wine for the ages. The barrel aging emphasised the characteristics of the vintage, enhancing the Sangiovese aromas, wonderful balance, and superb tannins. A great acidity supports the superb aging potential.

Appellation: Brunello di Montalcino Riserva DOCG
Grapes: Sangiovese 100%
Harvest period: Mid-October
Soil profile: Presence of marl (Galestro)
Elevation: 350-450 metres
Training system: Guyot
Vineyard density: 4,500 vines/ha
Vineyard yield: 40 q/ha
Vinification: 22 days in stainless steel at 28°C.
Maturation: 36 months in French oak barrels
Bottle-ageing: 24 months

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Awards

Wine Advocate/ Robert Parker | 2011 | 94 |
James Suckling | 2010 | 96 |
Wine Spectator | 2010 | 94 |
Wine Advocate/ Robert Parker | 2010 | 94+ |