Livio Sassetti 2015 Brunello di Montalcino, Pertimali

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Four generations of the Sassetti family have made wine in Montalcino. Livio worked the historic property through the late 1970s, then purchased the 40 acre vineyard of the now-famous Podere Pertimali. The Podere is in the Montosoli area, north of Montalcino, a particularly well-known area for the cultivation of the Sangiovese grape. In 1967, Livio was among the founders of the Consorzio del Brunello di Montalcino, which was the same year the DOC(G) system was written into law. In 1968 he built a terracotta wall in his cellar to preserve the old vintages of the wines produced by the family. Today, that collection consists of almost 1,000 bottles, including a bottle dated to 1915. Faithful to the teachings of his family, Livio has over time renewed and expanded the vineyards, preserving the genetic heritage of the old vines and preserving the primigenie characteristics. Today the estates are managed by Lorenzo Sassetti, Livio’s son, fourth generation family member and acclaimed winem…

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