Montecucco Sangiovese Grotte Rosse

Appellation
Montecucco Sangiovese DOCG
Region
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Zone
Grosseto
Cru
Grotte rosse
Varietals
Sangiovese 100%
Wine Type
Red wine

Sangiovese

Vineyard extension
3 ha
Year of planting
1960
Soil type
Sandstone, limestone
Altitude
350 masl
Grape yield per hectare tons
4
Average production/year
10000 btls
Vessel of fermentation
Truncated conic oak casks of 22hl
Length of fermentation
20 days
Vessel of aging
Oak casks of22-50 hl, bottle
Length of aging
24 months oak, about 12 months bottle finishing

Tasting Notes

Serving temperature 16-18 °C

Pairings Bollito, seasoned hard cheese, roast chicken, stracotto

Color Intense ruby red

Nose Good intensity and persistence, pleasant notes of raspberry, hard black cherry, liquorice, tobacco, cloves

Palate Full in the mouth, concentrated, very elegant tannins, very persistent

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