Brunello dei Barbi DOCG

Fattoria dei Barbi

Pronunciation
BAR-bee brew-NELL-oh
Year
Current
Type
Red
Winery
Fattoria dei Barbi
Region
Toscana
Oenologist
Paolo Salvi

Overview

Barbi has record of wine making since 1352 and they are one of the original houses of Brunello. This red wine has been produced since 1892 and was awarded many times for its quality. It is the “heart” of their production and it is made with 100% Sangiovese Grosso grapes from some of the best vineyards in Montalcino.

Wine Notes

Grape Variety
100% Sangiovese Grosso
Vinification
Fermentation lasts 18 days with a slow and gradual increase of the temperature, kept under control in stainless steel vats. Racked into oak.
Aging
2 years in Slavonian oak barrels with 3 years of bottle conditioning.
Alcohol
13.5%
| Appearance
Intense garnet red.
| Aroma
A bouquet of red and black berries and cherry with hints of spices and licorice.
| Taste
The taste is warm and ample, with a good structure and soft tannins. Red fruits and earth flavours.
| Serving Suggestions
Roasted or grilled red meats or game. Excellent with mature cheeses.

Brunello dei Barbi DOCG

Suggested Retail:
$67.00
CSPC#:
702953
Available Sizes:
750ml
Bottles Per Case:
6