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L’Aietta: Brunello di Montalcino

THE WINE

HARD FACTS

WINE NAME:
Brunello di Montalcino
PRODUCER:
L’Aietta
VINTAGE:
2014
APPELLATION:
DOCG Brunello di Montalcino
GRAPE VARIETIES:
Sangiovese
FERMENTATION TANKS:
Stainless Steel
YEASTS:
Natural
MACERATION:
21 Days
MALOLACTIC:
Done
AGED IN:
Slavonian Oak
AGED FOR:
44 Months
CLARIFICATION/FILTRATION:
None
VEGAN:
Yes
ALCOHOL CONTENT:
13.5% vol.
TOTAL PRODUCTION:
1,500 bottles
ALTITUDE:
350-500 m
SOIL:
Galestro & Sand
YEAR PLANTED:
2002-2004
DENSITY:
5,000 vines/hectare
YIELD:
800-900 Grams / Plant

QUICK FACTS

First vintage of L’Aietta produced in 2001 when Francesco was only 18!

Everything done by hand, and by one man… Francesco himself.

One hectare only for the production of this Brunello, on the steep hillside trained in the bush or Arberello method.

THIS WINE’S STORY

Francesco Mulinari, while a Montalcino native, does not come from a winemaking family. His father whimsically purchased 1 hectare of land, nestled up to the walls of the city center of Montalcino in the early 80’s as a place…

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