2013 Il Marroneto Rosso di Montalcino
Sangiovese Grosso - 750ML
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Jancis Robinson - Jancis Robinson's Purple Pages,
Just mid ruby with a broad orange rim. Brooding, serious and subdued on the nose. Plenty of ripe cherry and wonderful tangy fruit and proper coating tannins on the palate. Firm and ripe. -WS (17/20)
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Will Litton - JJ Buckley, February 2017
Burnt red color fading clear to the rim. Upon opening, this gives off notes of crushed red fruits, orange peel, leather and elegant floral notes. The red fruits carry over to the well-balanced palate displaying a... Burnt red color fading clear to the rim. Upon opening, this gives off notes of crushed red fruits, orange peel, leather and elegant floral notes. The red fruits carry over to the well-balanced palate displaying a harmonious combination of fresh acidity, nicely textured, integrated tannins and a smooth finish. 2013 appears to be shaping up as a terrific vintage if this Rosso is any indication. This exhibits many similarities to a young Brunello – in fact, it’s made with some of the estates declassified fruit for their flagship Brunello. Enjoy this delicious Rosso now and over the next 5-7 years.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Sangiovese Grosso
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Sub-region Brunello di Montalcino
Vintage 2013

Winery

Il Marroneto

Il Marroneto is regarded as one of ten historic companies of Montalcino. Purchased in 1974 by Giuseppe Mori, a lawyer and father of the current owner of the company, Alessandro Mori, he decided to make Brunello, “a little for fun and a bit for passion”. Together with his two sons, they began their wine adventure using two small rooms in one of the estate’s historic buildings dating to 1246, previously used for drying chestnuts.

The vineyards of Il Marroneto extend on the north slope of the hill, about 350m high, in the immediate vicinity of the walls of the town of Montalcino. The first 3,000 meters of vineyard were planted in 1975, the rest in 1979 and finally 9,000 meters were planted in 1984.

Vineyard management is based on a traditional and minimalist philosophy, treating the vines as little as possible, avoiding excessive production, and following the practice of using natural grasses between vine rows. Great attention has been paid to the vineyard’s ecosystem, allowing the Sangiovese to have space to develop excellent roots. The result is a very elegant wine, rich in aromas, classic, and worthy of contemplation.