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Brunello di Montalcino Conti Costanti Riserva  2012 - Lot of 1 Bottle

Brunello di Montalcino Conti Costanti Riserva 2012

The top cuvée from one of Montalcino's most iconic properties has been crafted to withstand decades. The very model of a high quality, age-worthy Italian wine.

  • €179


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Lot Description: Brunello di Montalcino Conti Costanti Riserva 2012

Lot description

  • Quantity 1 Bottle
  • Level:1 into-neck
  • Label: 1 good appearance
  • Origin: Trade
  • Recoverable VAT: Yes
  • Original Wooden Case: No
  • Custom Seal : no
  • Alcohol percentage : 13 %

Information about the wine

  • Country/Region: Italy - Tuscany
  • Appellation/Wine: Brunello di Montalcino
  • Climat/Cuvée: Riserva
  • Vintage: 2012
  • Color: Red
  • Grape variety: 100% sangiovese
  • Service temperature (in °C): 16

Information about the producer

  • Viticulture: Environment friendly
  • Size (in ha): 12
  • Yield (in hl/ha): 3
  • Intensity : Silky
  • Dominant aroma : Black fruit
  • Tasting occasion : Gastronomic wine
  • La Riserva is the domain's grande cuvée. It is produced only in exceptional years. Fermentation Is conducted exclusively with native yeasts. Light cap punching and pumping over are performed. The wine is then matured for 24 months in French barrique barrels, then 24 months in Croatian tuns... following which, it is left for one year in the bottle before going on sale. This cuvée was produced in 1974, 1975, 1983, 1985, 1988, 1995, 1997, 2001, 2004, 2006, 2007 and 2010. It is a wine to be kept for between 30 and 40 years. Examples from the 1970s are now exceptional.

    Located on the outskirts of the village of Montalcino, the Colli al Matrichese de Conti Constanti vineyard produces some of the most sought-after wines in the Brunello di Montalcino DOC, including the ultra-scarce Riserva. The Constanti family is intimately associated with the history of the village as it was involved in the wars between Florence and Sienna. The Constanti were ennobled in 1711 by the court of Venice for their bravery. Since then, from father to son, the family has been a standard bearer for the vineyard both in Italy and internationally. Andrea Constanti has been at the helm of the domaine since 1983. Wines have become even more delicate and complex.
    *The above information describes the wine and is not vintage specific.

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  • Service temperature16°
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