Region: Montalcino, Tuscany
Color: Ruby red, garnet
Aroma: Intense fruit, liquorice, leather
Tasting Notes: A balanced and sleek wine, with sliced plums and berries and hints of cloves and nutmeg. Full-bodied, with soft tannins and a fresh finish.
Food Pairings: Stewed red meats and grilled oxtail, Mediterranean food, and simple classics like eggplant parmesan.
Grape Variety: 100% Sangiovese Grosso
Alcohol Level: 14.5%
Vinification: Fermentation inside stainless steel containers, aging in Slavonian oak barrels for over 36 months and then 8 months of bottle aging before release.
Notes/Facts: Brunello di Montalcino, a great classic renowned all over the world, and was the first Italian wine to obtain DOCG recognition. Today, it is vinified using the most advanced wine-making technologies but Celestino Pecci maintains the classic traditions of the area with modern winemaking skill.