Rosso di Montalcino DOC

Rosso di Montalcino DOC

Vintage 2005


Production area:
Montalcino - Siena - Locality Sant'Angelo in Colle. Hilly lands of Eocene origin facing South to South West, granting the vineyards the blessing of sun rays the whole day long. Average height 300 m above sea level.

Weather conditions:
The rainy cold winter delayed the budburst of about 10 days. Typical hot summer. The maturation has been slow but very balanced thanks to a fresh autumn with a few rainfalls.

Sangiovese, locally called “Brunello” (the same variety of the Brunello di Montalcino).

About 10-12 days of fermentation on the skins, at controlled temperature below 28°C in 150 hl wide and short stainless steel tanks, designed and built to the purpose of obtaining a delicate tannin and colour extraction.

12 months in Slavonian oak casks of 50 and 75 hl and in a smaller extent in French oak barriques. Refinement in bottle.

Main Features

Ruby red, with youthful violet hues.

Intense and concentrated reminiscent of ripe fruit, pleasant freshness woven with the spices of the oak.

Full and complex with a gentle tannic structure balanced by the still youthful fruit .Long and lightly spicy aftertaste.

Alcohol content:

Total acidity level:
5.5 g/l 

Serving temperature:
18° C

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