Il Poggione Selezione Leopoldo Franceschi 2012

Varietal: Region :
Brunello di Montalcino, Italy
    $44.99

    SKU# 0071106203512


    Quick Overview

    Since 1890, the Franceschi family has helped develop standards for the prestigious Brunello di Montalcino region as a founding member of the Brunello Consortium. Today, the winery continues its winemaking philosophy: To create wines of impeccable quality and style, enhanced by the use of organic substances and all natural products.

    This Rosso di Montalcino Selezione Leopoldo Franceschi was personally selected from the best Rosso di Montalcino barrels, usually reserved for guests of the winery. Only 4,000 bottles of this highly exclusive wine were produced and only 50 cases were sent to the United States.

    The wine is an intense ruby with aromas of red fruit, dark berries, underwood and sweet spices. It is rich and complex on the palate with velvety tannins and a persistent finish.
    Style:
    Complex, Dry, Structured
    Flavor:
    Dark Fruit, Spices
    Pairs with:
    Pasta with Red Sauces, Roast Pork, Steak

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    Details
    Since 1890, the Franceschi family has helped develop standards for the prestigious Brunello di Montalcino region as a founding member of the Brunello Consortium. Today, the winery continues its winemaking philosophy: To create wines of impeccable quality and style, enhanced by the use of organic substances and all natural products. This Rosso di Montalcino Selezione Leopoldo Franceschi was personally selected from the best Rosso di Montalcino barrels, usually reserved for guests of the winery. Only 4,000 bottles of this highly exclusive wine were produced and only 50 cases were sent to the United States. The wine is an intense ruby with aromas of red fruit, dark berries, underwood and sweet spices. It is rich and complex on the palate with velvety tannins and a persistent finish.
    Bottle Size 750 ml
    Appellation Tuscany
    Sub-Appellation Brunello di Montalcino
    Grape Varieties 100% Sangiovese
    Wine Maker Fabrizio Bindocci
    Alcohol Percentage 14.5%
    Fermentation 12-15 days submerged cap fermentation at controlled temperatures
    Aging 12 months in French oak barrels and barriques, followed by a minimum of 8 months bottle aging