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Rosso di Montalcino 2019 – Caparzo

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Written by Piero Pardini

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Wine: Rosso di Montalcino
Variety composition: 100% Sangiovese.
Alcoholic strength: 13.5% vol.
Vintage: 2019
Classification: D.O.C..
Area of origin of the grapes:
Location “Caparzo”, altitude 220 meters, north area: 6 hectares. Soil: Pliocene, sedimentary, sandy-clayey formation.
Location “Il Cassero”, altitude 270 meters, south area: 6 hectares. Soil: Pliocene formation with a sandy-stony or schist-clayey matrix.
Location “San Piero – Caselle” altitude 250 meters, east area: 7 hectares. Soil: sandy clayey.
Harvest: mechanized with technology for the separation of the green parts.
Alcoholic fermentation: lasts 7 days at a controlled temperature between 28 and 30 ° C followed by delestage and pumping over. Being in the presence of particularly fine skins, the period of contact with them is extended for another 5 days.
Malolactic fermentation: spontaneous.
Aging potential: 8 years.
First year of production: 1970.
Serving temperature: 18° C, we recommend opening the sample 1-2 hours before serving.

Rosso di Montalcino 2019 - Caparzo

© Caparzo

Visual exam
Clarity: limpid
Color: ruby red
Consistency: consistent
Remarks: with purple textures.
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Olfactory examination
Intensity: intense
Complexity: moderately complex
Quality: fine
Description: floral, fruity and herbaceous
Remarks: floral hints of violet and purple rose, followed by hints of wild berries reminiscent of currant, blackberry and raspberry, herbaceous notes of undergrowth and cut grass.

Taste – olfactory examination
Softness
Sugars: dry
Alcohols: warm
Polyalcohols: moderately smooth
Hardness
Acids: fresh
Tannins: tannic
Minerality: moderately mineral
Structure: full-bodied
Balance: balanced
Intensity: intense
Length: moderately long
Quality: good
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Final remarks
State of evolution: ready
Harmony: moderately harmonious

Rating:
4 Lupetti

Pairing: beef fillet with aromatic herbs.

CAPARZO
Strada Provinciale del Brunello Km 1,700
Località Caparzo 53024 Montalcino (Siena)
Phone +39 0577 848390
E-mail: info@caparzo.com
Website: www.caparzo.com

About the author

Piero Pardini

Founder and editor of "The Wolf Post".
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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