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Rosso di Montalcino 2018 – Casisano

Rosso di Montalcino 2018 - Casisano
Written by Piero Pardini

Wine: Rosso di Montalcino
Variety composition: 100% Sangiovese Grosso.
Denomination: D.O.C ..
Alcoholic strength: 13.5% vol.
Vintage: 2018.
Production area: Podere Casisano – Montalcino.
Altitude: 480 m a.s.l.
Soil type: of various origins, rich in skeleton and marl.
Climate: very windy.
Training system: spurred cordon.
Maceration: traditional on the skins for 12 days.
Aging: 8 months in Slavonian oak barrels and after 6 months in the bottle.
Serving temperature: 18 ° C.

Visual exam
Clarity: crystal-clear
Color: ruby red
Consistency: consistent
Observations: not intense with garnet reflections.

Olfactory examination
Intensity: intense
Complexity: moderately complex
Quality: fine
Description: floral, fruity and spicy
Remarks: the sample has floral notes reminiscent of violet and lily, followed by fruity hints of plum and black cherry, spicy closure of black pepper and nutmeg. Delicate nuance of sweet tobacco.

Taste – olfactory examination
Sugars: dry
Alcohols: moderately warm
Polyalcohols: smooth
Acids: fresh
Tannins: moderately tannic
Minerality: moderately mineral
Structure: full-bodied
Balance: balanced
Intensity: intense
Length: moderately long
Quality: good

Final remarks
State of Evolution: mature
Harmony: moderately harmonious


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Località Casisano, 52
53024 Montalcino (Siena)
Phone +39 0577 835540

Credits: © Piero PardiniThe Wolf Post Wine Magazine – TUSCANY – ITALY

About the author

Piero Pardini

Founder and editor of "The Wolf Post", Italian based International digital wine platform.
Freelance Journalist.
Wine critic and Sommelier.
He has also written about sports and technology for some specialized magazines.
Co-author of the authorized biography "Gianni Clerici - The writer, the poet the journalist", Le Lettere, Firenze.

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