Rosso di Montalcino DOC

Rosso di Montalcino DOC

Vintage 2014 Organic


Production area:
Col d’Orcia own vineyard, located in Montalcino, on the hill overlooking the Orcia River, facing south. Average height above sea level of 250 meters.

Weather conditions:
Mild and rainy winter with temperatures higher than the average. The whole process of maturation was anticipated by the intense and persistent rainfalls in June and July followed by a sunny September with mild temperatures. Elegant and fine structure with low alcoholic content.

Sangiovese, locally called "Brunello" (the same variety used in the production of Brunello di Montalcino).

Fermentation on grape skins for about 10 - 12 days at controlled temperature below 28° C in shallow, wide steel tanks (150 hl), in order to obtain a delicate tannin and colour extraction.

12 months in Slavonian oak casks between 75 and 150 hl, followed by refinement in bottle.

Main Features

Deep ruby red with violet hues.

Ample and fruity with typical notes of Sangiovese red         fruity balanced with the oak spices.

Good structure, soft and pleasant tannins combined with a fresh acidity. Sapid, persistent and nicely fruity aftertaste.

Alcohol content:
13.5 %

Total acidity:
5.3 g/l 

Serving temperature:
18° C

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