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.

AppellationBrunello di Montalcino DOCG

GrapesSangiovese 100%

Elevation450 metres a.s.l.

Soil ProfilePresence of clay shale and pebble-gravel

Training SystemSpurred Condon

Vineyard Density4.500 vines / ha

Vineyard Yield40 q/ha

Harvest PeriodMid October

Vinification18 days in steel tanks, at temperature of 28°C

Maturation36 in French barriques, 35% new, 65% once and twice used.

Bottle-ageing36 months

Production: 488 magnum of 1500 ml size and a very limited edition of 3 bottles cases

Labelhand-painted by the artist Zhu Wei

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Zhu Wei was born in Beijing in 1966. He is considered to be one of the main critics of politics and society, worldwide renowned as one of the most influential contemporary painters in Asia. Zhu has a strong connection with the traditional Chinese painting techniques such as the ink washes. In his art works he represents his world vision – anguished and alienated, both personal and political.

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Charity Gala Dinner 2016

Zodiac Rooster ? stato presentata al Four Seasons di Hong Kong lo scorso 4 novembre. Durante la serata sono state battute all?asta 5 Magnum e la bottiglia nr. 8 da 5 litri, tutte firmate dall?artista e da Massimo Ferragamo. Il ricavato totale ? stato devoluto a favore della Fondazione asiatica HKBCF per sostenere la lotta contro i tumori.

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