Collosorbo was born in 1995 as a result of the hereditary division of Tenuta di Sesta, a historic and consolidated company in Montalcino. The property has been in the Ciacci family since 1850. The first vintage of Brunello dates back to 1966 and was produced by Giuseppe Ciacci in the same year in which the Brunello Consortium and the DOC were established. At the head of the company today we find Giovanna Ciacci and her two daughters Lucia and Laura. Lucia takes care of the commercial side while Laura is an oenologist and follows the viticultural and oenological part of the company. The estate is located in the southern area of the denomination, between Sant’Angelo in Colle and Castelnuovo dell’Abate and works on a vineyard area of 30 hectares of vineyards at an altitude of approximately 250 m above sea level; within the company land, thanks to the richness and diversity of the soil, even very close plots of Sangiovese manage to confer very different sensations and nuances, an element that allows us to obtain fragrant, complex and balanced wines.
Sangiovese Grosso (locally called Brunello) 100%
This wine is produced only in the best years. The grapes are harvested by hand in small baskets and a double selection takes place both in the vineyard and on a sorting belt. After light crushing and destemming, alcoholic fermentation is carried out in steel with long maceration on the skins thanks to indigenous yeasts. The refinement takes place in Slavonian oak and French oak barrels of 25 to 54 hectoliters for a period of approximately 3 years, with further refinement in the bottle for 8 months.
Intense and dark garnet red color. On the nose, an intense and elegant bouquet of spices, rich and varied: black pepper, tobacco, cloves, cinnamon, coffee. Notes of balsamicity, minerality and berries, red fruit and dried flowers. Soft, broad, complex and structured with balanced acidity on the finish and ripe, silky tannins. Long finish.
Ideal as a meditation wine, very long-lived, excellent with red meats or game or with mature cheeses.