Brunello di Montalcino DOCG Rio Cassero
(Italian Red Wine)
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Alcohol Content: 13.5%
Unit Quantity: 750 ml
Brunello di Montalcino is a myth of Italian Winemaking from Tuscany! Rio Cassero is a great red wine from Caparzo's two Brunello estates, Caparzo and Il Cassero, offering a great classical expression of Brunello that's fantastic value. Traditional fermentation is followed by 3 years ageing in large format Slovanian oak and a further 1 year in bottle.
Brunello di Montalcino Rio Cassero by Caparzo has vibrant red colour with alluring aromas of red fruits especially red cherry, fresh and dried herbs, spices and a touch of licquorice. Fresh, well blanced, persistent on the palate. The red fruits carry through, with a touch of garrigue and spice on the finish.
Best to be enjoyed with
The best way to pair Brunello di Montalcino Rio Cassero by Caparzo is with rabbit ragu with pappardelle, roast meat, roast portobello mushrooms with polenta and thyme. Works well with aged pecorino.
The Winery: Caparzo
Established in 1970, Caparzo is one of Montalcino's 30 historic wineries, and is amongst those that contributed to the fame of Brunello di Montalcino. Owning vineyards in Caparzo, La Casa, La Caduta, Il Cassero and San Piero Caselle, which constitute almost all of Montalcino's best areas, is most certainly one of Caparzo’s strongpoints. This selection of the best vineyards, allows Caparzo to draw the best fruit from every vintage.