Credits: © Piero Pardini – The Wolf Post – TUSCANY – ITALY
Variety composition: 95% Sangiovese; 5% Canaiolo.
Denomination: Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva D.O.C.G ..
Alcoholic strength: 14% vol.
Soil: clayey, silty, moderately calcareous.
Cultivation system: Guyot with worked soil
Altitude: 400 mt.
Microclimate: temperate, characterized by generally cold winters and hot summers, with rainfall concentrated in autumn and spring
Production process: manual harvesting of the grapes. Alcoholic fermentation at a controlled temperature below 30 ° C for about 12-15 days. Malolactic fermentation in steel tanks. Aging for 30 months in oak barrels. Refinement in the bottle for at least 6 months.
Serving temperature: 18° C.
Clear, very intense bright ruby red color, consistent.
On the nose, the range of aromas is wide and complex. Pot pourri of red flowers, followed by notes of dark berries, but also notes of fruit jam. There are notes of precious woods, but also spicies reminiscent of cinnamon, nuances of undergrowth and a very light balsamic finish.
The sip is structured, the important tannin is well smooth and linear. Intense and of fine quality, an aftertaste of ripe fruit remains.
It is recommended in combination with structured dishes based on game.
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