2013 Brunello di Montalcino, La Serena, Tuscany, Italy 75cl (Per Bottle)
"La Serena's 2013 Brunello di Montalcino is a soft and modern wine from this beautiful appellation in southern Tuscany. The bouquet offers a medley of ripe fruit, sweet spice, espresso and a touch of bitter chocolate. The presentation here is supple and smooth. Like many of its peers made in the cooler 2013 vintage, the wine tapers out in terms of volume and texture once it hits the palate. The effect here is more downplayed, elegant and streamlined overall."
100% Sangiovese from the La Serena estate harvested during the first two weeks of October. The wine undergoes fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless steel before moving into cask. The wine then ages for three years in a combination of 20, 30, 40 and 70 hectoliter French oak casks, and is refined for a minimum of four months in bottle before release. Certified organic on the label since the 2013 vintage.