Vino Nobile di Montepulciano D.O.C.G.
Grape Varietals: Prugnolo Gentile 90%, Canaiolo, Mammolo
Vineyards: located in the hilly area of Montepulciano - Tuscany
Average age of the vines: 15 years
Soil: medio impasto, calcareo
Harvest Period: late september
Vinification: fermentation and maceration for at least 20 days at a controlled temperature of 28/30 °C. Maturation for 24 months in French oak barrels (Allier), and in Slavonian oak barrels. Fining in the bottle for at least a year
Alcohol Content: 13% by vol.
Residual Sugar: 4 grams per liter
Color: ruby red with purple tones
Aroma: surprisingly fresh red fruit aroma is present along with characteristic tones of oak aging (leather and tobacco) elegant notes of dark chocolate
Palate: structured with notable tannins and a long finish
Food Suggestions: a perfect match for roast meat dishes and aged cheeses, especially Pecorino or Parmesan grana-style cheeses
Serving Temperature: 17 °C / 63 °F