Stretching over a tiny 9 hectares, Il Marroneto is owned by the charismatic Alessandro Mori. Son of lawyer Giuseppe Mori, Alessandro gave up his law career to make Brunello full time in 1994. A self-proclaimed traditionalist, he believes Brunello should always be age-worthy and full of energy, supported by a hallmark vein of acidity. In this context, it is then not surprising that the wines of Il Marroneto are some of the most elegant and age-worthy Brunello in Montalcino, demonstrating extraordinary breeding and grace.
This delicate, supple Rosso displays all the hallmarks of Il Marroneto’s elegance with its gentle, approachable charm. Soft, raspberry fruit creates an immediately enticing, perfumed aroma accompanied by pretty pot-pourri and fresh violet-inflected scents. The texture is graceful with a bright crunchy acidity – a wonderful, immediately appealing wine at great value for money. An excellent introduction to this leading...more
Bottle 75cl £22.68