Rosso di Montalcino D.O.C.
Denomination:Rosso di Montalcino d.o.c.
Colour: Intense ruby red, bright, good texture.
Flavour: The nose opens with hints of black cherry and blackberry followed by flowery
notes of violet and spicy notes of liquorice and coffee.
Taste: Warm and soft, velvety, with a good structure and a great balance.
Long and persistent with a pleasant fruity aftertaste.
Serving suggestions: Semi-hard cheese, beef roast
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE PRODUCTION AREA
Property: Cava d'Onice di Nannetti Simone
Altitude: 350 mt.
Vineyard size: 1,0 ha
Exposure: North-South-East, on the four sides of the hills surrounding Montalcino
Soil type: Medium textured soil, rich in clay and calcium
Plantation density: 4000 vines per ha
Growth system: Spurred cordon
Average age of vineyard: 15 years
VINIFICATION AND AGEING:
Yield per hectare: 50 hl/ha
Harvest period: The first week of October
Harvesting method: By hand
Pressing: Soft pressing
Fermentation vats: Stainless steel
Fermentation temperature: <30°
Length of fermentation: 10 days
Period of maceration on the skins: 20 days
Malolactic fermentation: Carried out after the alcoholic fermentation
Ageing vats: French oak barrels
Ageing period: 12 months