Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Poggio alle Mura

DOCG

Montalcino Red Wines

Production Area

Dedicated vineyards sloping down from the historic Poggio alle Mura Castle crowning our estate. We chose this area, particularly suited to growing Sangiovese, to plant the first vineyard resulting from over a decade of research to isolate the optimal selection of clones to produce consistently outstanding Brunello di Montalcino. The vines were planted in 1992. Altitude: 210-220 meters above sea level. Position: Hillside.

GRAPE VARIETIES

100% Sangiovese, from a combination of estate selected clones.

Method of production

The grape harvest is followed by a maceration of 12-14 days. Temperature-controlled alcoholic fermentation (27-29°C) takes place in the Horizon hybrid stainless steel and wood tanks. 90% of the wine is aged for 2 years in French oak barriques and the remaining 10% in large casks. Before release, only in the sixth year after the harvest, the wine is bottle-aged.

The winemaker comment

An extraordinary vintage, 2007, for the launch of this Riserva, which completes the Poggio alle Mura selection. For Banfi, this harvest is even more extraordinary: in 2007, in fact, the new Horizon vinification area was inaugurated, a true production style which outlines the new horizons of Banfi wine.

Vintage notes 2008

  • Poggio alle Mura Brunello di Montalcino Riserva
  • Denomination DOCG
  • GRAPE VARIETIES 100% Sangiovese, Banfi clonal selection
  • Method of production In our custom hybrid fermenters of stainless steel and French Oak, between 27 and 29 degrees centigrade for 12 to 14 days.  Malolactic: yes, in barriques.  Aged in the barrel for 24 months.  Barrels are 10% Slavonian Oak Casks (60 hl & 120 hl), 90% in French Oak barriques (350 l.)
Specifications
  • BRIX 25.9
  • ALCOHOL 14.6%
  • PH 3.63
  • EXTRACT JUICE NET (G/LT.) 33
  • RESIDUAL SUGAR (G/LT.) 1.0
  • Color intensity 0.83
  • Total acidity 5.1
  • Malic Acidity 0.01
  • Volatile Acidity 0.50
SO2 (MG/LT.)
  • Total 112
  • Free 38
TASTING

Deep red color with just a garnet shade. The complex aromas are sweet, with scents of plum, ripe cherry and small red fruits, which are well integrated with tobacco and balsamic notes. In the mouth is full, with powerful but soft and pleasing tannins. Huge persistence in the finish and very much suitable for long aging.     

  • Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Poggio alle Mura
  • Denomination DOCG
  • GRAPE VARIETIES 100% Sangiovese, Banfi clonal selection
  • Method of production Method:  In our custom hybrid fermenters of  stainless steel and French oak. Length of Barrel Aging: 24 months. Temperature:  27-29 degrees centigrade. Length: 12-14 days. Malolactic: Yes, in barriques. Origin of Barrel: 10% Slavonian Oak Casks (60hl & 120hl), 90% in French Oak barriques (350 l.). 
Specifications
  • BRIX 26.7
  • ALCOHOL 15.4%
  • PH 3.55
  • EXTRACT JUICE NET (G/LT.) 34
  • RESIDUAL SUGAR (G/LT.) 1.8
  • Color intensity 0.92
  • Total acidity 5.1
  • Malic Acidity 0,01
  • Volatile Acidity 0.63
SO2 (MG/LT.)
  • Total 110
  • Free 39
TASTING

        

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