Year of the Goat
93 points – JAMES SUCKLING
Second release of the limited edition vintage following the Chinese Horoscope has been designed by Zhu Wei.
Elegance and persistency are the characteristics of this vintage. An elegant ruby red with reflection of garnet. It has a very refined taste with tannic notes that reflect the tradition of Brunello di Montalcino. It develops a long persistency and beautiful balance.
Appellation: Brunello di Montalcino DOCG
Grapes: Sangiovese 100%
Elevation: 450 metres a.s.l.
Soil Profile: Presence of clay shale and pebble-gravel
Training System: Spurred Condon
Vineyard Density: 4.500 vines / ha
Vineyard Yield: 40 q/ha
Harvest Period: Mid October
Vinification: 18 days in steel tanks, at temperature of 28°C
Maturation: 36 in French barriques, 35% new, 65% once and twice used.
Bottle-ageing: 36 months
Production: 488 magnum of 1500 ml size and a very limited edition of 3 bottles cases
Label: hand-painted by the artist Zhu Wei
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