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Vigna Marrucheto

Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

Montalcino Red Wines

Vigna Marrucheto

Technical notes

Soil: area marked by deposits of marine origin with coarse, well rounded pebbles, light brown in color, immersed in a yellowish, at times brown-reddish, sandy matrix. In the area, there are also well delimited areas with brown-yellowish clay sand.

Trellising System: spurred cordon – Banfi alberello

Vine Density: 4,167 vines/ha.

Hectar Yield: 60 q/ha.

Production Area

Three plots of the Marrucheto vineyard (10 ha.), planted in 2009



Method of production

Fermentation: at controlled temperature (25-30° C) in Horizon steel and French oak hybrid tanks

Aging: : in 60 and 90 hl French oak barrels for 30 months

The winemaker comment

Intense ruby red color, its bouquet is elegant and refined. The complexity of the aromas is revealed in the ripe fruity notes of red plums and white peaches. Full bodied, vibrant and taut on the palate, with considerable acidity, it has soft, well-honed tannins and a balanced finish which lingers on the palate.

Food pairings

It accompanies very complex, flavorful and structured dishes, enriched by high quality ingredients. It is excellent also on its own as a meditation wine.


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