Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita
A wine produced from the fermentation of the finest grapes of a beautiful Tuscan hill:
A strong, elegant, harmonious and persistent wine rich of enticing wood scents thanks to its 24-month-long fermentation in French oak barrels.
Is the ideal wine for cuisine lovers and the best company during relaxing moments.
Produced and bottled by Az. Agr. Il Serraglio
Production Area: Montepulciano
Soil: pliocenic origin, layers of sand and clay, slope 15%
Wine training: Straight-line spurred unilateral 3571 vines per hectare. Age of vineyard, 9 years. Vineyard Orientation: North-East/South-West
Production of grapes per hectare: 60 quintals. Grapes: Sangiovese 95%, 5% Mammolo
Microclimate: Favourable conditions with good day-night temperature ranges during the final stages of maturation. Absence of fog and humidity, ventilated position.
Vinification and Ageing: vinified in small stainless steel vats with manual up and down mixings. Fermentation temperature 28-30 ° C, with a maceration of 12-15 days, hat float. Malolactic fermentation spontaneously done.
Physical characteristics: Colour: intense ruby red. The Bouquet has developed on notes of spices, cloves, tobacco dark undergrowth, coffee and then violet and cherry jam. The mouth provides a good balance between all components. Matured in barrels and French oak tonneaux for 24 months, 6 months of aging in bottle prior to release.
Serving suggestion: Pecorino Toscano seasoned, Tagliatelle and Pici all'Anatra, Salami, sausage, finocchiona, red meat, grilled, braised, Florentine arista, Fegatelli, Fiorentina T-bone steak, Tagliata, Game, Beans.
Serving temperature: 18-20 ° C. To be decanted in carafe, preferably opened about 2 hours before being served.