Fuligni Brunello di Montalcino

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Colour:

Red

Bottle size

75 cL

 

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Grapes

60% Sangiovese & 40% Merlot

Region

Tuscany

Vineyard Location

From the La Bandita vineyards near Montalcino

Exposure

East/Southeast

Altitude

984 feet above sea level

Soil

Stone and clay

Vine Training

Mono/bilateral spurred cordon
Time of Harves

Early to late September

Vine Density

2,024 vines per acre

Total Production

Varies greatly, from 2,000 bottles to 9,000 bottles yearly

Vinification Process

Undergoes temperature-controlled fermentation &
maceration sur lie for an average of 18 days

Aging Process

The resulting wine is fine tuned for four months in stainless steel before aging 4 to 12 months in Allier oak tonneaux.
Finally the wine ages in the bottle for three months.

Alcohol Content
 
14.00%

Vine Age
 
12-30 years
Tasting Notes

Concentrated, voluptuously textured; rich, ripe, mellow, structured, packed with berry fruit, and intriguing nuances of underbrush, spices & incense.

Winemaker

Paolo Vagaggini

Winery Philosophy

For Fuligni, terroir is the essence of great wines, and is
the cultural legacy of generations of winegrowers who work a piece land to capture its best exposures and to perfect cultivation and aging techniques just as the Fulignis have done over the last century at their estate in
Montalcino.

Cellaring

1-5 years

Closure

Cork

Food/Menu Pairing

Pairs well with structured, flavorful dishes, such as red meat and seasoned cheese.
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