'Cerretalto' Brunello di Montalcino DOCG, Casanova di Neri
'Cerretalto' Brunello di Montalcino DOCG, Casanova di Neri
This is very tannic and powerful with loads of currants, spices and hints of wood. So much stone and mineral character to this. Violets, too. Full-bodied, tight and structured. Massively dense yet agile and bright. It goes on for minutes. Needs at least three or four years to soften (James Suckling)

Country and Region: Italy,Tuscany

Classification: DOCG

Producer: Casanova di Neri

Wine Style: Red

Grape Varieties : Sangiovese

Vinification: The crown in the Casanova di Neri range produced only in the best years from the very best grapes. In total, the production of a single vintage of Cerretalto takes a minimum of 6 years. The Sangiovese (Brunello) grapes are hand picked from the famous single vineyard ‘Cerretalto’ in October. On arrival at the winery, the grapes undergo rigorous selection on the sorting table with every imperfect grape discarded. Fermentation vats are filled by gravity. Fermentation takes place without the use of yeast additives and maceration in open conical vats at controlled temperatures for 3 to 4 weeks. The wine is aged in oak barrels for around 31 months and a further 30 months in bottle.

ABV: 15%

Closure: Natural Cork

Note: 100 points, James Suckling 99+ points, Robert Parker 95 points, WineSpectator Very Limited Availability.

Case Size: 3

Case price: £ 1050.00

Bottle Price: £ 350.00