Brunello di Montalcino DOCG
A Brunello of unparalleled elegance and complexity, with luscious, focused berry fruit, remarkable structure and exquisite balance.
From vineyards located near the town of Montalcino, about 310 and 440 meters (1,020-1,445 feet) above sea level above sea level with southwestern exposure and galestro soil. The location, microclimate, power and intensity of Montalcino are combined with the elegance of these elevated vineyards. Andrea’s Brunello ages eighteen months in Slavonian oak barrels, eighteen months in French tonneaux and at least twelve months in bottle.
Wine exported to
Bermuda, USA, Puerto Rico, Australia, Japan, Canada
Most recent awards
- 2016 | Decanter99
- 2016 | Wine Advocate94
- 2016 | Vinous98
- 2015 | Vini Buoni d'ItaliaGold Star
- 2015 | Wine Enthusiast98
- 2015 | Vinous Media93
- 2014 | Wine & Spirits91
Length of alcoholic fermentation:
About 2 weeks
Type of yeast:
16-18 °C (60.8-64.4 °F)
Length of maceration:
Type of oak:
Allier and Slavonian
Aging before bottling:
Aging in bottle:
311 and 440 meters (1,020-1,445 feet) above sea level
4,400 vines per acre
Time of harvest:
Total yearly production (in bottles):
Deep ruby red with brilliant garnet reflections, the bouquet is rich, ample and intense with notes of brushwood, berries, plums, violets, spices and vanilla confirmed on the palate; wonderful elegance and balance, lush concentration, voluptuous body and silky, smooth tannins. Shows power and finesse all at once.
Best served at 16-18 °C (60.8-64.4 °F).
A wonderful accompaniment to red meat, stews, complex dishes and aged cheese.
Upwards of 20 years
Andrea Costanti and Vittorio Fiore