The Tenuta Friggiali Brunello di Montalcino is a wine with a quick impact. Immediately in the nose a complex scent of forest fruit, cranberry, licorice, smoked aromas and even cherry cola. Average intensity which makes it elegant and accessible. Delicious long finish with soft ripe tannins.
A Brunello has a mandatory maturation period of 4 years, of which 2 years on wood. A Brunello is on average drunk after 10 years and can then be stored for several years. That may even be a few decades, but that depends on factors such as volume, winery and a good cool cellar.
In Montalcino, the beautiful village in Tuscany, lies the beautiful winery Tenuta Friggiali at an altitude of 450 meters. The Centolani family grows more than 22 hectares of Sangiovese here, including this particularly elegant Brunello di Montalcino. Winemakers and oenologist Olga Peluso Centolani leads the wine domain with a firm hand.
The Brunello di Montalcino is a red wine that received the protected designation of origin DOC in 1967. In 1980 the wine gained the status of DOCG. The production zone is limited to the territory of the municipality of Montalcino in the south of the province of Sienna. The Brunello di Montalcino is one of the most appreciated and precious Italian wines. A bottle of a good year can cost hundreds of euros.