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Brunello Di Montalcino La Togata DOCG 2013

£51.23

In the hilly Tuscan region of Montalcino, La Togata's vines are planted on a variety of slopes with all-day exposure to the sun. The soil is stony, calcium-rich tufa and loam. At harvest time only three out of five bunches of grapes are considered good enough to be used for this wine.

Area of production: Toscana, Montalcino

Producer: La Togata

Grape Variety: Sangiovese 100%

Altitude: 250 metres above sea level

Soil: Tuffaceous clay, very rich in skeleton.

Vinification: alcoholic fermentation is followed by a long maceration.

Ageing: Slavonian oak barrels for 3 years and bottle refining for a further 12 months.

Alcohol content: 14,5% abv

ORGANOLEPTIC PROFILE:

Appearance: garnet coloured.

Nose: good classic elegance, hitting all the right notes. Red Cherry laden with notes of earth, tobacco, smoke, mushroom.

Palate: fresh racy acidity driving a linear mineral/graphite touch.

Food pairing: any meat or sauce based dish, strong, mature cheeses such as Parmesan or Pecorino.

Serving temperature: 16 - 18 °C.

Awards:

  • JAMES SUCKLING: 92 points
  • VINOUS BY A. GALLONI: 90 points
  • CMB - Concours Mondial de Bruxelles: GRAND GOLD MEDAL
  • CWSA - China Wine & Spirit Award: GOLD MEDAL
  • SWA - Sommelier Wine Award: SILVER MEDAL
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