Montecucco Sangiovese Terre d’Alviero

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

Sangiovese

Vineyard extension
1 ha
Year of planting
1950
Soil type
Sandstone boulder fractured
Exposure
South
Altitude
380 masl
Grape yield per hectare tons
3.5
Average production/year
3000 btls
Vessel of fermentation
22 hl oak vats
Temperature of fermentation
Free, max. 30 °C
Vessel of aging
25 hl oak casks, bottle
Length of aging
24 months oak, 24 months bottle finishing

Tasting Notes

Serving temperature 18 °C

Pairings Red meat, game, traditional dishes from the area

Color Ruby red

Nose Soil, mineral and undergrowth fragrance, smoked, red fruits, vanilla

Palate Round, smooth, rich, notes of juniper and pink pepper, tannin present but not intrusive

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