Rosso di Montalcino 2005

The Rosso di Montalcino is produced using the same Sangiovese grapes as the Brunello with the same procedures.

It is matured for a year in Slavonic oak barrels of about 30hl. The wine is ruby red incolour. It has an intense nose with notes of red fruits. The wine is full-bodied with a good structure. The wine may be aged further for a couple of years. 

Grape variety     100% sangiovese hand picked
Harvest     first week of October
Climate     dry, breezy
Vines per hectare     4000/5000
Yield     80 quintals grape / hectare
Growing system     branched cordon
Vinification     spontaneous fermentation with naturally ocurring yeasts, maceraration at a temperature of 30/33° for about 20 days, frequent repressing.
Ageing     12 months in oak barrels of 30 Hl + 6 months in the bottle.
Colour     limpid, lively ruby red.
Perfume     intense, persistent, a hint of small red fruits and cherry.
Taste     dry, warm, slightly tannic with a good aromatic aftertaste.
How to serve     in largecrystal glasses at a temperature of about 18°.
Serve with     pasta with meat sauces, red and white meat.
Storage     keep the bottle lying down in a cellar at a constant temperature of 15°, in the dark, free of noise and odours.



Informazioni aggiuntive

  • Alcohol content: 12.90
  • Dry extract: 00 g/l
  • Total acidity: 70 g/l
  • Volatile acidity: 0,50 g/l
  • Number of bottles produced: 500