Year of the Rooster
99 points – JAMES SUCKLING
Refinement and persistence describe the Brunello Riserva 2010 Zodiac Rooster, to which world-renowned wine critic James Suckling gave 99/100 points: “A beautiful Brunello that shows the unique character of this great vintage”.
Appelation: Brunello di Montalcino Riserva DOCG
Grapes: Sangiovese 100%
Soil profile: Presence of clay shale and marl (Galestro)
Elevation: 450 metres a.s.l.
Training system: Guyot
Vineyard density: 4500 vines/ha
Vine yield: 40 q/ha
Vinification: 18 days in steel tanks, at temperature of 28°C.
Maturation: 36 months in Barriques 300 year old oak trees from the famous Tronçais forest.
Production: 688 btls 1,5L bottles format and 8 bottles of 5L
Label: painted by the artist Shao Fan
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