2006 Mocali Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 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 large French oak casks followed by 3 years in Slavonian oak casks. Further refining for 5 months in the bottle. The Riserva is produced in only the best vintages.
Intense ruby red with garnet hints. Bouquet is intense and penetrating with wood, fruit and vanilla notes. Dry, warm, little tannic, strong and harmonic in the mouth.
Exceptional with very structured dishes, such as beef, game, with mushroom and truffles, mature cheeses.
Anticipated maturity: 2016-2026.
2 Bicchieri Gambero Rosso 2014
94 points Wine Enthusiast
93+ points Robert Parker: An outstanding wine of exceptional complexity and character.“flows across the palate with notable finesse...subtle, understated (...) that impresses for its silkiness and polish. Deceptively medium in body, the wine has plenty of underlying depth and serious structure. Sweet red cherries, tobacco, dried flowers and sweet herbs are layered into the finish. This is a fabulous showing from Mocali.." (April 2012)
- 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.