2012 Il Poggione Brunello Di Montalcino review

Il Poggione (Brunello Di Montalcino)

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Il Poggione Brunello Di Montalcino 2012

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The Tenuta Il Poggione is today one of the major companies in the municipality of Montalcino: it is extended for about 600 hectares, divided into 125 hectares of vineyards, 70 of olive grove, as well as arable land and forests. The main philosophy is to have a great attention to the vineyards, because the secret to produce great red wines lies in tending the vines. It is also fundamental to the Tenuta Il Poggione Diversified agriculture, alternating different crops to vineyards, and allowing that the life of wild animals that can live in harmony with the territory. In constant safeguarding the typicality and quality improvement work, Tenuta Il Poggione supports the research and selection, a drastic reduction in production. Moreover, through cluster thinning, continuous monitoring of the health status of the vineyards and constantly checking the need for soil nutrients, you can get an excellent product even in less favorable years. At Poggione the harvest is done manually, and the wine is made by the traditional method, but using modern and advanced technologies. The new winery, built in 2004 in the heart of the company, it allows total control of winemaking, through the use of the most sophisticated technologies. But since it is important not to neglect the tradition, the Aziendacustodisce 5 meters underground large French oak barrels, where the great red wines of Tenuta Il Poggione are aged.

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