Since 40 years, the Mori family has been developing the incredible Brunello di Montalcino of Il Marroneto, and in 1975 Guiseppe Mori planted magnificent parcels of Sangiovese on a slope north of Montalcino, at an altitude of almost 350m, where the terroir makes it possible to develop the most elegant and aromatic wines in the region. Il Marroneto means “chestnut“ in tribute to the beginning of the Mori family when it was vinified in a former chestnut dryer dating back to 1246.The family owns 6 hectares of mineral-rich sea-sand soils, planted with Sangiovese, the grape varietal. most famous and most used of Italy. Each vine has 3.6 m2 to promote the development of its roots.The estate promotes a natural culture, minimalist and traditional, in fact, no pesticide or herbicide is used. The wonderful Brunello di Montalcino from Il Marroneto are great wines of emotion, noble, elegant, remarkable and rich in intense aromas. “My wines are the expression of my personality,“ says Alessandro Mori, who today cares passionately about the vines and cellars. In 40 years, the Mori family brought the Il Marroneto estate to the highest peak in the world and in the very closed sphere of the 5 Italian wines to get a score of 100/100 by Robert Parker who described it as “The purest and deeper expression of Sangiovese in the world. The pinnacle of varietal perfection. A monumental success. “ Among the wines of the Il Marroneto estate, we recommend the 2011 vintage of Brunello di Montalcino, a generous wine, very representative of the work of the Mori family.
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Brunello di Montalcino 2011 is an Italian red wine from the Il Marroneto estate, made by the Mori family. This "upscale" wine is made from Sangiovese, the most famous varietal of the Brunello di Montalcino appellation, and the most famous and most used in Italy. This huge Tuscan wine ferments for 11 to 12 days in stainless steel tanks, it is aged 29...17/20Parker 93+/100