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 seal 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 first week of October. The juice is fermented for at least 26 days at a controlled temperature of 82°F. After maceration the wine is matured for 18 months in new and used French oak Tonneaux (Allier); followed by 12 months in large oak barrels from Slavonia. Finally the wine is bottle aged for at least 12 months.

96 Points
Decanter.com
2012 vintage
95 Points
Wine Spectator Insider
2012 vintage
Harvest Note
2012 was, beyond doubt, a vintage with excellent maturing and aging potential. After a rather cold winter, spring was relatively warm, in keeping with normal trends. The vegetative period started during the second half of April, as expected. Summer was very hot, with scarce rainfalls. The rainfalls in late summer and early September restored the balance and created the best conditions for the most important ripening phase of the Sangiovese grapes. The grapes achieved optimal characteristics, both in terms of health and analytical parameters. The month of September was very good from a meteorological standpoint. Acidity was optimal, and extractable polyphenols were in high quantity and well balanced.
Tasting Note
Ample and highly complex flavors develop to mineral notes of graphite, fruity tones of red berries and spicy aromas of clove and vanilla. Smooth and persistent notes characterized by velvety tannins.
Food Pairing
Pair with roasted lamb and aged cheeses.
Technical Data
GRAPES: 100% Sangiovese
APPELLATION: Brunello di Montalcino Riserva DOCG
PH: 3.52
ACIDITY: 5 g/l
ABV: 15%
AGING: The wine is matured for 18 months in new and used French oak Tonneaux (Allier); followed by 12 months in large oak barrels from Slavonia. Finally the wine is bottle aged for at least 12 months.
Unique Selling Points
  • Brunello Poggio Doria is a cru that we are producing with the grapes coming from the North-West side of Montalcino.
  • Matured for 30 months, first in French oak and then in Slavonian;An ageworthy wine of great depth and complexity
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