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

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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

WINEMAKERS

Tuscany

Val di Cornia,
Maremma Coast

Giuseppe Brancatelli and Graziana Grassini

ESTATE OWNER
 

FARMING

Giuseppe Brancatelli 

Rigorous sustainable farming practices

KEY GRAPE VARIETIES

Sangiovese

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THE WINES

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Sassocheto Brunello 2011

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Sassocheto Brunello 2010

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Sassocheto Brunello 2015

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES