2008 Altero Brunello di Montalcino

2008 Altero Brunello di Montalcino

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2008 Altero Brunello di Montalcino

Grapes / Soils

Sangiovese Planted in 1970 & 2001 Galestro from cretacic era. Organically poor but rich in lithoid components. 74 acres
(Sangiovese)

The Wine

Winemaker's Notes
  • Altero is a deep and intense ruby red, which shows great concentration.
  • The bouquet is wide, very fruity, persistent and elegant.
  • The taste is full, warm, and round with a complex structure and fine ripe tannins.
  • This wine is very smooth on the palate and suited for a long bottle aging.
Wine Summary
  • Made from Sangiovese grapes.
  • Vine age – planted in 1970 & 2001.
  • Grown on soils of Galestro from cretacic era.
  • Organically poor but rich in lithoid components.
  • Fermented in stainless steel tanks.
  • Aged in French oak tonneaux and the bottle.
  • Aged for 2 years in the French oak tonneaux and 2 years in the bottle.