Le Gerla Brunello DOCG La Pieve (750ml)
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The La Gerla estate is located at 320 metres above sea level, on the gentle slopes below Montalcino. This small wine estate has established itself as one of the great crùs in this territory in the heart of Tuscany. Sergio Rossi, a successful businessman purchased the property in 1976 and completely restructured the estate while respecting its original environment. The estate originally belonged to the famous Biondi Santi family, the Biondi Santi family accredited for making Brunello what it is today. La Gerla was officially created in 1978 and today there are 11.5 hectares under vine along with a team of experts who assist in crafting fine wine. This small wine estate has established itself as one of the great crùs in this territory in the heart of Tuscany.
Sergio Rossi passed away in July 2011. His legacy continues through his team who embody his great attention to quality and detail in the craft of growing grapes and making wine.
Intense red and black berry fruit, spice and leather aromas. Rich and suave on the palate with concentrated tart blackberry fruit, cherry and plum, cedar, leather, spice, salty minerals, licorice, balsam herbs and violet floral notes abound. Firm tannins and juicy acidity. Layered and complex; this well structured wine will continue to develop for years to come. Should you want to open it now, decant it and enjoy it with aged sheep cheese, roasted meats, game or hearty pasta dishes.