Brunello Officium is the result of intense organoleptic research on Sangiovese grosso. A unique terroir that can produce an iconic wine, the excellence of a great land and meticulous cultivation of this grape in a particular area of Montalcino, where the soil is rich in fossils, with galestro clay and alberese limestone, and can create deep, elegant and long-lived wines.
100% Sangiovese grosso
from 250 to 400 m a.s.l.
Type of soil
Soil rich in fossils, with marl and limestone, medium clay mixture, rich in limestone, with toface schists. Calcareous soil with a tendency to be poorly fertile and not very deep. Soil of Eocene origin, with sub-alkaline pH, with medium consistency.
14.5 % vol.
The grapes are destemmed and lightly crushed to open the berry, then placed to ferment in steel vats filled to no more than two-thirds of their capacity. Fermentation is carried out with selected yeasts for about 12-15 days at an initial temperature of 18°C up to 27°C. This is followed by a maceration period of about 20 days at 28-30°C. Pumping over and delestage are carried out to aid the extraction of the noble substances from the skins.
It ages 36 months in large barrels according to the vintage and 1-2 years in cement and steel tanks. Aging of at least 4 months in the bottle. On sale after 5 years from the harvest year.
Ruby red color with hints of garnet. On the nose, it has the fragrance of spices, small red fruits, berries, and underbrush. Juniper, humus, light nuances of flowers, and hints of licorice and black pepper. On the palate, it is crisp and fresh, medium-bodied, with good acidity and well-integrated tannins. It closes with balsamic and spicy notes.
Red meats, braised meats, and game, aged and blue cheeses.