Denominazione di Origine Controllata
A fruity red, with strong flowery aromas.
Soft and balanced. A wine to be drunk young.
Grapes: Sangiovese 80%, Merlot 20%
Harvest time: 25th to 30th September (Merlot); 10th to 15th October (Sangiovese)
Type of harvest: hand selection of grapes
Soil type: medium, loose
Altitude: 300/400 meters a.s.l
Area of vineyards: 26 hectares
Average of vineyards: 14 years
Training system: horizontal spurred cordon
Planting density: 5.200 vines per hectare
Grape production: 80 quintals per hectare
Vinification method: the grapes are de-stemmed, soft pressed and subsequently fermented in stainless steel vats at a controlled temperature with the addition of selected yeasts.The maceration lasts 10 days.
Ageing method: ageing takes place in steel vats for 6 months, followed by at least 3 months in bottle.
Pairing: Rosso di Montepulciano is suitable throughout the meal but particularly indicated for pasta with Bolognese sauce and red and white meat dishes.
Serving: to be served at a temperature of around 16°C in balloon glasses.