Tenute Silvio Nardi’s classic Brunello is a blend of the finest grapes from the Manachiara and Casale del Bosco estates. Silvio Nardi follows the strict DOCG laws required of a classified Brunello di Montalcino. Yield is limited; only the top 70% of the grapes is used to make the wine. The fruit is carefully handpicked and sorted. Fermentation and maceration takes at least 24 days (varies with parcel) at controlled temperature of less than 86°F. Aged for 12 months in new and used French oak barriques (Allier) before 18 months in large Slavonian oak barrels. Bottle aged at least 12 months before release.

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2015 vintage
94 Points
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2015 vintage
Harvest Note
2015 was a quite dry winter, with below average rainfall but with average temperatures for the time of year (January minimum 27°F and maximum 60°F). Total rainfall for the month of January 2015: 1.6 inches. The same seasonal performance was found in February, with minimum temperatures 28°F and maximum 60°F. Total rainfall for the month of February: 3.7 inches. There was no frost and no snow. Start of spring: March was characterized by average rainfall, with a total of 2.8 inches. Temperatures remained above average, oscillating between 35°F and 68°F at the end of the month.
Tasting Note
Deep winy red color, with the characteristic bouquet of fresh red fruit. Great tannic structure on the palate, with an excellent acidic framework. A wine with an excellent, lingering aromatic persistency in the nose and in the mouth.
Technical Data
GRAPES: 100% Sangiovese
APPELLATION: Brunello di Montalcino DOCG
PH: 3.48
ACIDITY: 5.30 g/L
ABV: 12.5%
AGING: 30 months in the wood and 12 months in the bottle
Unique Selling Points
  • Brunello is one of the legendary, collectible wines of Tuscany.
  • Produced from two fine estate vineyards
  • An ageworthy wine of great depth and complexity

About the Grape

Sangiovese
Sangiovese has aromas of black cherries with alluring wood, smoke, tar and herbal notes. The best wines made from this grape have incredible complexity, depth, finesse and power.
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