MARCHESATO DEGLI ALERAMICI is an estate winery in the Camigliano area of south west Montalcino in Tuscany, Italy. Its main wines are Rosso di Montalcino DOC and Brunello di Montalcino DOCG. The terroir produces elegant wines without much power of overt structure.

TERROIR / Marchesato degli Aleramici benefits from cooling breezes from the nearby Ombrone River (Kerin O’Keefe, May 2014).

RED WINES

ROSSO DI MONTALCINO DOC, MARCHESATO DEGLI ALERAMICI / 2011 Tasted blind at the consorzio with Ian d’Agata Tuesday 28th May 2013: Bright, low to medium intense crimson, limpid. Shy haw berry nose inside a firm aromatic shell that is hard to coax out, tannins are soft and a bit simple but this has flow to it, easy texture on the tongue, no great length. Well made for immediate drinking.

BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO DOCG, MARCHESATO DEGLI ALERAMICI / 2000 Showed some fizz at Benvenuto Brunello 18 Feb 2005. / 2008 Showed a fluid colour, elegant, minor key red, sour cherry, a bit short 16+ points from me and Commended overall at DWWA 2nd May 2013.

BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO DOCG RISERVA, MARCHESATO DEGLI ALERAMICI / 2007 Reticent aromas, a bit dry on the palate and lacking a little clarity, with 14.5 points from me but a Silver overall at DWWA 30th April 2013.

CONTACT

Marchesato degli Aleramici, Loc. Galampio, I-53024 Montalcino (SI = Siena), Italy / Tel+39 0577.816056 / www.marchesatodeglialeramici.it

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Kerin O’Keefe, ‘Making Sense of Montalcino,’ Wine Enthusiast May 2014.