BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO RISERVA Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita

Geographical location of vineyard: south-facing in municipality of Montalcino, near Sant'Angelo in Colle.

Grapes used in production: Sangiovese, Brunello variety.

Ageing: 48 months in Slavonian oak casks of 3900 kg; only a part, about 17%, spends a 18-month period in barriques.

Sensory characteristics:

Colour: ruby red with garnet tints.

Bouquet: intense with touches of violet, woodland berries, and tobacco.

Flavour: dry and expansive; when compared to the Brunello, it has more power, complexity and balance.