Wine Casanova di Neri, Brunello di Montalcino DOCG, 2007
Wine of intense ruby red color with garnet tints.
Bright, well-balanced, rich, deep, generous taste of the wine reveals notes of blackberry, soft shades of red berries, spice nuances and toasted almonds. This elegant wine with dense tannins and a long silky finish.
Full-bodied, fruity flavor of wine impresses with its subtle complexity. Bouquet reveals notes of dark cherry, blackberry, plum, cassis, dark chocolate, spices, rum cake, pipe tobacco, licorice, leather, violets, vanilla and exotic spices.
The wine goes well with meat, grilled, braised meat, Parmesan cheese, lasagna, pasta with mushroom sauce, risotto, feathered game, spinach, beans, eggplant, tomato soup.
"Brunello di Montalcino" is born in the vineyards and Poderuchcho Fiesole, which are located in the eastern part of Montalcino at an altitude of 350 to 480 meters above sea level. The plots are located in close proximity to the winery and cellars. The main characteristics of this wine can be called elegance, finesse and longevity. Experts note is also very big "fruit" of the wine taste and splendor. Sangiovese grapes are harvested in late September, fermentation and maceration took place for 18 days. Wine matures in large - from 40 to 86 hectoliters - old Slavonian oak barrels around 42-45 months. Total for the year produced about 6250 boxes of this wine. Wine fully reveal its nuances within 6 years. In general, wine storage capacity is about 15 years.
Winery "Casanova di Neri" was founded in 1971 when Giovanni Neri bought a large estate in Montalcino, in an area famous for excellent conditions for growing grapes and creating great wines. The estate belonged to 35 hectares of vineyards. Gradually Giovanni Neri join him and other lands, so today the winery has a total of about 60 hectares, which are divided into four vineyard: "Petradoniche", which is located in Castelnuovo del Abate, "Le Cetin" in Sant'Angelo in Colle, "Cherretalto" and "Fiesole" to the east, near the farm, in front of Montalcino. Which lie on different slopes of Montalcino vineyards are influenced by the radical differences in the soil, microclimate, environment, flora. Each wine "Casanova di Neri" reflects these differences and has an individual character and a consistently high quality. The total area of the estate "Casanova di Neri" is 350 hectares of vineyards are planted in addition to olive groves.