PROD UCTION AREA: Montepulciano
GRAPES: 95% Sangiovese; 5% Canaiolo
TERRAIN: clayey and slimy, with traces of limestone
GROWING SYSTEM: Guyot with dug soil
ALTITUDE: 400 mt.
MICROCLIMATE: Mild with cold winters and hot summers, with rains concentrated in autumn and spring
PRODUCTION PROCESS: Manual harvest. Alcoholic fermentation with controlled temperature less than 30° C far 12 – 15 days. Malolactic fermentation. Refining in oak barrels far a period of 30 months. Refining in bottle far 6 months ORGANOLEPTIC PROPERTIES:Colour intense ruby red. Bouquet small red fruits of subshell, with hints of wood and jam. Taste structured, round, elegant, slightly tannic in mouth.
ALCOHOLIC GRADATION: 14% SERVING TEMPERATURE:l8°C
PAIRINGS: Roasted red meat, game and seasoned cheeses.