Rosso di Montalcino DOC

Production zone: 
Commune of Montalcino

Grape Varieties: 
100% Sangiovese

Vineyards facing and altitude:
South / 350 metres

Training system:
Cordone speronato

Average age of vines in production: 
15 years

Harvest period:
First days of October

In steel tanks of 100 hl; 18 days of maceration at the controlled temperature of 25/28° C.

minimum 8 months in wooden barrels

Bottle ageing:
3 months before the release on the market

Organoleptic Characteristics:

small fresh fruits and soft morello cherry

The taste:
The wine is harmoniously dry, vigorous and fresh with good aromatic persistence. The wine is ready to drink, particularly appealing.

Serving Temperature:
18°C. Uncork the bottle at least 1 — 2 hours before serving. It is best served decantered in order to aeriate the wine. Serve in crystal balloon glasses.

Recommended food accompaniments:

A wine to drink with mid structured dishes, among them: pasta with meat sauce, chicken, mushroom and truffle, risotto, and with main dishes of pork or veal. It pairs well with aged Tuscan pecorino cheese.

Method of conservation:
Store the bottle lying down in a fresh, dark, dry place.

The wine expresses its best characteristics within 2 — 3 years of the year of production, but it can also be consumed after that time.


Data sheet

Fattoi Ofelio & Figli Società Agricola
lt. 0,75
Alcoholic strength
14,5% vol.
Sangiovese 100%
Raffaele Vecchione - 93/100

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