Brunello di Montalcino, La Cerbaiona

Brunello di Montalcino, La Cerbaiona - 2018

Item # 39086 750mL

The manor house of Cerbaiona dates back to the 17th century, but the estate made its debut as a star producer of Montalcino with the 1981 vintage which marked the year where they commercialized their wines. Today, a mere 1.4 ha are dedicated to their Brunello production. Their style is sheerly elegant.

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Sangiovese

Italy's most planted grape variety is at the heart of some of the most beloved wines in the country. Grown all over the region, but especially in Central Italy, Sangiovese is the only grape allowed in Brunello di Montalcino, and the main grape in Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Chianti, and countless other delicious Italian blends. Sangiovese has shown itself in recent years to be an excellent complement to Cabernet Sauvignon in red Italian blends; this grape duo forms the basis of many of the...

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Tuscany

When you think of Tuscan wine, think of Sangiovese, the grape that is common to most great Tuscan reds (Vernaccia is the only white wine made here). Brunello di Montalcino, one of the most complex expressions of Sangiovese, has the best aging potential. Vino Nobile di Montepulciano shows the softer side of the grape, containing up to 20% of other varieties. Young Chianti often smells of fresh fruit and herbs, while Chianti Classico Riserva can be dark and brooding. The term “Super Tuscans”...

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