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Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Brunello di Montalcino
Sangiovese 20 years average Rocky Marl 12 ha total
Brunello di Montalcino Riserva
Sangiovese 20 years average Rocky Marl 12 ha total
Rosso di Montalcino
Sangiovese 20 years average Rocky Marl 12 ha total
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

• Southeast-facing vineyards at 200m, 300m, and 450m altitude

• Planted to a density of 3,000-4,200 vines per hectare

• Spurred cordon training

• Green harvesting in June and again in late July or early August

• Manual harvest

• Yield: 30 hl/ha on average

• Indigenous yeasts

• Malolactic fermentation at controlled temperature

• Wines are bottled unfiltered


Rosso di Montalcino:

• Grapes are the same selection as for the Brunello; only the vinification and aging differentiate the two wines

• Maceration in stainless steel and oak tanks lasts 30-35 days, with regular pumping over

• Ages for 24 months in 25 to 35-hl Slavonian oak botti and 6 months in bottle


Brunello di Montalcino:

• Maceration in 70-hl Slavonian oak vats (ranging from 4-12 years old) lasts 30-35 days, with regular pumping over

• Ages for 58 months in 25 to 35-hl Slavonian oak botti and 8 months in bottle


Brunello di Montalcino Riserva:

• Made only in exceptional vintages

• Maceration in 70-hl Slavonian oak vats (ranging from 4-12 years old) lasts 30-35 days, with regular pumping over

• Ages for 5 years in 25 to 35-hl Slavonian oak botti and 1 year in bottle

General Information

Country
Italy
Region
Tuscany
Appellation(s)
Brunello di Montalcino, Rosso di Montalcino
Producer
Piero Palmucci
Founded
1989
Annual Production
3,300 cases
Farming
Organic
Website
http://www.poggiodisotto.com

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