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2015 Brunello di Montalcino, Il Marroneto

2015 Brunello di Montalcino, Il Marroneto

Ref: MARR150
Red  |  Still  |  13.9% ABV

This 9 hectare estate is located immediately to the north of Montalcino town. Owner Alessandro Mori works soils of light, marine sand and has no interest in producing fruit-forward, early-drinking wine. Il Marroneto brunelli tend to be floral and mineral in character. They also age supremely well. Mori stopped making riserva wine as he considers it has become something of a gimmick. 

Single Magnum
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£132.00
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Wine Details
Wine Details
ProducerProducer: Il Marroneto
AppellationAppellation: Brunello di Montalcino
Old or New WorldOld/New World: Old World
CountryCountry: Italy
RegionRegion: Tuscany
ColourColour: Red
StyleStyle: Still
ABV% ABV: 13.9%
Drink DatesDrink Dates: 2021-2033
MaturityMaturity: Young and Lithe
SweetnessSweetness: 1
Grape VarietyGrape Variety: Sangiovese
Tasting Notes
Tasting Notes

"You just can't beat the purity of the bouquet here: cherries, red licorice, blue flowers and currants. It's all stunning. Il Marroneto's 2015 Brunello di Montalcino opens to a light garnet color with faint ruby highlights. The wine never veers from its lanes, sticking to an absolutely traditional and fresh expression from the appellation. It offers a lean to medium-weight mouthfeel with radiant fruit flavors—think pure cherry fruit. Fruit is harvested from a five-hectare parcel at 300 meters above sea level with calcareous sand and Galestro soils. These conditions lead to the aromatic intensity of the wine, and that's the main takeaway in this classic vintage. There is a moment of softness that expands quickly over the palate. These results are graceful and gorgeous." Monica Larner

Sweetness Explained
Sweetness Explained

Sweetness

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Location Explained
Location Explained

Location

AVAILABLE: Currently lying in our storage at London City Bond Dinton Woods 
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Pricing Information
Pricing Information

Pricing

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