Rosso di Montalcino


Grapes

100% Sangiovese Grosso di Toscana

Vinification and ageing

Vintage first ten days of October
Harvest manual harvest in cases
Vinification soft stemmer-crushing, fermentation at controlled temperature (28°C) in stainless steel, temperature controlled vats for 20 days. Post-fermentation maceration for one week.
Malolactic fermentation in stainless steel vats or in barriques
Oak-ageing duration: 8 months in 225 l.-mid toasted-French oak barriques
Type of stabilization of the product: Natural
Bottle ageing: minimum 4 months
Recognitions Merit Certificate VIII Selezione dei Vini di Toscana 2008

Production

6.500 bottles

Organoleptic characteristics

Colour: ruby red with soft garnet red reflexes
Aroma: intense and lingering, fruity with red berry fruit and pleasantly flowery hints.
Flavour: well-balanced, with good structure and  rich of sweet tannins. Finish average long.
Wine and food pairing: first courses, grilled and roast meats as well as white meat and grilled fish. Excellent with fresh cheeses

Chemical analysis

Alcoholic strenght ml/100ml: 13,01
Reducing sugars g/l: 1,4
Non reducing extract g/l: 32.30
Total acidity g/l: 6,02
Total SO2 mg/l: 108
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