|Brand||Pieve Santa Restituita Gaja|
|More items available upon order||no|
|Every box contains||6 pieces|
With the 2005 vintage, for the first time in its history, the Gaja family decided to produce a classic Brunello di Montalcino without single-vineyard designation, blended from the estate’s top growing sites in Sugarille, Santo Pietro, Castagno, and Pian dei Cerri.The 2005 Brunello di Montalcino marked the first release of this label. The growing sites in the southwestern subzone of the appellation impart structure and polished tannin to this wine.
Grapes: 100% Sangiovese Grosso
Soil: lime-rich, rocky subsoil
Vinification and ageing: four weeks in stainless-steel vats.Twelve months in barrique (first-, second-, and third-passage casks), 12 months in botti (large thirty-year-old casks).
Colour: deep ruby red
Bouquet: the nose springs to life with a concentrated perfume of red fruit and morello cherries, followed by a hint of smoked meat and earthy spice.
Taste: vibrant, refreshing and packed with delicious wild strawberries, bramble fruits, forest floor and soft spice with a long lingering finish.