The typically humble and ubiquitous Sangiovese grape takes on elevated status in the Brunello DOCG. “Sassocheto” exemplifies the best characteristics of iconic Brunello.

AT A GLANCE

This Brunello speaks to the legacy represented by the coveted Montalcino vineyards. Rich and robust in character, Sassocheto is sourced from the single best vineyard of the Il Grappolo estate at 1000 feet above sea level for structure and freshness. These rocky, mineral-rich soils of south-facing vineyards contribute to the great character of this masterfully crafted wine. Fermented with native yeast, aged in large traditional Botti and neutral French barrels for a minimum of 30 months, the best barrels are then selected for the “Sassacheto” with 5 years of aging before release. Rigorous sustainable farming practices.

​LOCATION
REGION
WINEMAKER 
ESTATE OWNER
FARMING

KEY GRAPE VARIETIES

ESTATE OWNER
 

 

FARMING

Tuscany
Brunello di Montalcino
Stefano Tofanelli
Aldo Giovannelli

Françoise

Roumieux-Mayard

Françoise Roumieux, Béatrice, and Didier Mayard

Rigorous sustainable farming practices

Sangiovese

THE WINES

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Sassocheto Brunello 2015

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Sassocheto Brunello 2010

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Sassocheto Brunello 2011

ADDITIONAL RESOOURCES

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