DESIGNATION OF ORIGIN (DOC)
Emotional, persuasive, intriguing.
Garnet color, very complex and elegant wine, fruity, notes of spices, leather, cocoa. Taste of great structure, warm, soft and harmonious, very persistent, tannins and acidity in perfect balance.
Production area: Montalcino
Soil characteristics: clayey tuff
Vineyard altitude: approx. 300 m. s.l.m. Exposure: south-east
Training system: low spurred cordon
Grapes: 100% Sangiovese
Harvest: manual harvest at the end of September
Vinification: frequent pumping over with control of temperature between 26 and 30C.
Maceration on the skins: from 5 to 1 5 days depending on the type of vintage
Aging: about 30 months in Slavonian oak barrels at 35/40 hle 6-10 months more in small 5 hl barrels Refining in bottle: 8-10 months
Number of bottles: 1000 – 2500
Smell: very complex and elegant, fruity, with notes of spices, leather and cocoa
Taste: of great structure, warm, soft and harmonious wine. Definitely persistent, with tannins and acidity in perfect balance
AIcohol: 14-14.5% Vol,
Serving suggestions: roasts, hunting products, cheeses