Brunello Poggio Doria is the wine of sunset, the wine from the West. Poggio Doria’s vineyard is located in the North-West side of Montalcino with South/West/North-West exposure. The vineyard is approximately 260 meters above sea level and composed of jasper, sand and clay. Vines are planted using training system of spurred cordon with 5,200 plants per hectare. Harvest is conducted manuallly into cases in the second week of October. The juice is fermented for at least 26 days at a controlled temperature of 86°F. After maceration the wine is matured for 18 months in new and used French oak Tonneau (Allier); followed by 12 months in large oak barrels from Slavonia. Finally the wine is bottle aged for at least 36 months.
Ruby red color with garnet highlights. Ample and highly complex flavors at the nose develop then to mineral notes of graphite, fruity tones of red berries and spicy aromas of clove and vanilla. Long and balanced at the palate, smooth and persistent notes bring to to the elegant end characterized by present and velvety tannins.