2012 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG ~ Red Wine
750 ml bottle
100% Sangiovese Grosso grapes from the vineyards situated on 350 metre slopes with mineral-rich soils of marl and limestone with sand and clay facing Castiglione del Bosco just south-west of Montalcino, Tuscany.
12 months ageing in Slavonian oak followed by two years in French oak in addition to almost ten months in the bottle.
Intense ruby red-garnet colour. Bouquet of dark ripe berry fruit combined with spicy notes, which dominate varying from vanilla to cinnamon and tobacco. Warm, round and full palate, well-structured with long persistence.
Excellent with very structured dishes, such as red meat, game, combined with mushroom and truffle, mature cheeses.
93 points James Suckling
92 points Wine Spectator
91 points Robert Parker
4 Grappoli Bibenda 2018
- About The Producer
The Mocali Estate is in a setting of natural Tuscan beauty, where vineyards and olive groves alternate with oak and pine forests. It was established in the 1950s by Dino Ciacci, who was one of the twenty-five founders of the Consortium of Brunello di Montalcino. He was succeeded by his nephew Tiziano Ciacci who is its present owner.
Situated to the southwest of Montalcino at an altitude of 350 metres above sea-level on the slopes facing Castiglione del Bosco, the Mocali estate is comprised of 32 hectares, four hectares of Sangiovese Grosso used to produce its prestigious Brunello di Montalcino.The soils are rich in minerals of marl and limestone with sand and clay.
Mocali wines continually receive excellent reviews from respected International wine critics and publications such as Robert Parker, James Suckling, Wine Spectator, Wine Advocate and Wine Enthusiast as well as awards in Gambero Rosso and Bibenda Italian wine guides