Piancornello, DOC Rosso di Montalcino DOC

Piancornello, DOC Rosso di Montalcino DOC

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Made from younger vines in the Brunello di Montalcino DOC, this Rosso is a fresher take on the style of the region.

Fermented in the same way as the Brunello, this vivacious Rosso exudes bright aromas of cherry stone, vanilla and caper, while the moderately-tannic, full-bodied wash is full of smokey olives, savoury cedar and raspberry flavours.

Aged in 60% barriques (one-fifth new) and 40% stainless steel.

Enjoy, after decanting, with mature cheeses, roasted meats, game pie and sauced mushroom dishes.

Rosso di Montalcino is found in the same delimited area as its more illustrious sibling Brunello di Montalcino. The DOC was created in 1984 in order to make the most of the fruit from the region’s younger vines, the idea being to create a fresher style that required less ageing (just one year) than its stablemate. This would enable Brunello producers to make money while waiting for their DOCG wine to age, as well as declassify any Brunello (still reposing) whose development they were not entirely happy with.

Piancornello takes its name from a hamlet just south of Montalcino where the winery is located. The 10 hectares of estate vineyards are located on hilly land with rocky, volcanic soils and southern exposures, which contribute to crafting full bodied, mineral wines.>/p>

Supplier's websitePiancornello
Wine colourRed wine
CountryItaly
AppellationRosso di Montalcino
Vintage2017
Grape variety100% Sangiovese Grosso
Alcohol14.5%
Bottle size75cl
Certified organic?yes IT-BIO 015

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