Product Profile Sheet 750ml
FATTORIA LA GERLA
La Gerla is the passion of its founder Sergio Rossi former commercial success, manager of three large European subsidiaries of a known agent, who falls for this territory sour and sweet at the same time and become almost an “Montalcino” loving his vineyards as if they were children. This gentleman, by the vivacious character, was able to create here in Montalcino, a small cru where the latest technology is combined with the wisdom of farmers and winemakers to produce excellent products that come from Tuscan land and become big thanks to the work of ‘Gerla man to play a leading role.
The farm, with its characteristic name Colombaio, was a property of the family Biondi Santi who even then he drew one of the best Brunelli area. Sergio Rossi, acquired it in 1976, the completely restored respecting the original environment, and shortly after, in 1978 creates and distributes the brand La Gerla.
“The Birba is a pure expression of Sangiovese with a lean garnet color and a simple bouquet that revolves around elements of fresh berry fruit, red currents and a light shading of smoke and spice (thanks to one year in French barrique.)” – Monica Larner, February 2014 (2010 vintage, 2011 not yet rated)