San Guglielmo Brunello di Montalcino 2016

San Guglielmo Brunello di Montalcino 2016

San Guglielmo Brunello di Montalcino 2016

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Nestled in the heart of Tuscany, the Montalcino region is celebrated as a sanctuary for exceptional Italian wines, and the San Guglielmo Brunello di Montalcino 2016 stands as a testament to the region's winemaking prowess. As we embark on a journey to discover the allure of this remarkable wine, it's impossible to overlook the vintage, 2016—a year that bestowed Montalcino with ideal conditions for crafting wines of extraordinary character and longevity.

Montalcino's Enchanting Terroir: Montalcino, with its undulating landscape adorned with vineyards, has long been a sanctuary for Sangiovese. This noble grape thrives here, crafting wines that echo the essence of the region's diverse microclimates and soils. Montalcino's signature wine, Brunello di Montalcino, embodies the pinnacle of Sangiovese's potential, and the 2016 vintage has garnered acclaim for its exceptional quality.

Tasting Note - San Guglielmo Brunello di Montalcino 2016:

Appearance: In the glass, the San Guglielmo Brunello di Montalcino 2016 reveals a captivating garnet hue, a testament to the vintage's depth and character.

Aroma: On the nose, this Brunello di Montalcino offers a mesmerizing bouquet of red fruit, florals, and nuanced aromatics. Dried ripe cherries, dried roses, and violets intermingle with hints of leather, tobacco, and a subtle trace of spice.

Taste: The palate is a profound journey through Montalcino's terroir and the remarkable 2016 vintage. Complex layers of red fruit, including succulent raspberries and plums, dance on the palate, delivering a harmonious and structured character. Fine-grained tannins and vibrant acidity create a seamless balance.

Finish: The finish is a lasting testament to the vintage's excellence, leaving behind an enduring impression of red berries, leather, and a touch of Tuscan herbs.

Food Pairing:

  1. Wagyu Skirt Steak (MB9+) with Wild Fungi (Wineology): Elevate your dining experience by pairing the San Guglielmo Brunello di Montalcino 2016 with Wagyu skirt steak from Wineology, served with wild fungi. The wine's depth and structure complement the dish's richness, creating an unforgettable combination.

  2. Truffle Gnocchi with Wild Fungi (Wineology): Explore the wine's versatility with truffle gnocchi from Wineology, generously adorned with wild fungi and garlic butter sugo. The Brunello's vibrant acidity accentuates the dish's earthy flavors, resulting in a harmonious pairing.

Indulge in the San Guglielmo Brunello di Montalcino 2016, a wine that encapsulates the enchanting terroir of Montalcino and the exceptional vintage of 2016, while savoring the culinary offerings of Wineology.

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Tasting notes from our sommeliers:

Red fruit, black fruit, leather, pepper, spice, cedar, tobacco. Balanced, enjoyable.

Country: Italy | Region: Montalcino

Winemaker: San Guglielmo | Vintage: 2016

Style: Red | Variety: Sangiovese

Primary Flavours: Dried Cherry, Dried Black Fruits, and Cedar

Acidity: 4.0 | Sweetness: 1.0 | Tannin: 3.5 | Body: 3.5 | Alcohol: 3.0

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