This is an outstanding Brunello di Montalcino not only because has won a gold medal.
The 2006 was a great vintage for the Brunello di Montalcino and this was one of best wine produced in the vintage and shows the potential of the Sangioves and why Brunello di Montalcino is considered one of the best Italian wines.
This Brunello di Montalcino offers an amazing and very complex bouquet, where the spices have taken over the fruit, a palate that is yes, very complex, but still offering a fantastic freshness and potential for more ageing.
This Brunello di Montalcino matches perfectly a Fiorentina steak or a game dish, wildboar, or can just be sipped and enjoyed on its own, it really is a great red wine. It is strongly recommended to open the wine at least 4/5 wines before serving and decant it in a decanter.
Brunello di Montalcino is one of the greatest Italian wine, for more information on the wine and how it is made click here
The village of Castelnuovo dell’Abate is located south, less than 10km away from Montalcino and it is where the small estate called “Le 7 Camicie” ,the 7 shirts which in Italian is a way of saying of someone who has worked very hard, abandoned until it was bought in 2000 by brother and sister, Francesco and Laura. Approximately 5.5 hectares of vineyards, where they grow the typical Sangiovese grapes, used in the making of their Brunello di Montalcino and Rosso di Montalcino.