SANGIOVESE 100%, aged for 18 months, this Rosso shows the vigor of the grape and soil behnd the castle.

ROSSO DI MONTALCINO DOC

GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS

  • Altitude: 300 mt.
  • Exposure: south-west.
  • Soil: medium texture, clayey-sandy, rich in structure.
    Vine Training System: spurred cordon.
  • Density: 4.000 plants/ha (1618 plants/acre). 1ha=2.471 acres.
  • Vineyards age: 12 year.
  • Crop Yield/Ha.: 5.3 t.
  • Crop Yield/Plant: 1.3 Kg.
  • Harvest: end of September – by hand. Alcohol: 13,5%
  • Vinification: maceration in stainless steel vats at 23°C controlled temperature for 10 days. The malolactic fermentation continues for 1 months.
  • Barrel ageing: barrel and15 and 20hl Slavonic oak casks for 18 months.
  • Bottle ageing: not less than 4 months.

ORGANOLEPTIC PROPERTIES

  • Appearance: limpid, deep ruby.
  • In glass aroma: tasteful, fruity, cherry and strawberry
    confiture, slightly spicy with notes of black pepper.
  • In mouth sensations: warm, smooth, slightly tannic with mineral
    notes, balanced, intense, long, fine.
  • Final comment: harmonious, better after 2015.
  • Suggestions: perfect with meat, ripe cheese or simply to enjoy.
  • Serving temperature: 20°C, open 1 hours before serving.
  • Annual production: 20.000 bottles.
  • Packaging: 0.75 l. – flat carton by 6 bordeaux bottles.