This website uses cookies to track and improve the visitor experience.These cookies do not hold any personal data.

Learn more

Jacopvs Rosso di Montalcino DOC 2015

£15.17

From La Togata, a small family business with vines to the south of the ancient town of Montalcino, that started making wines in 1990. Their winery is built into the rock, to help maintain an even, cool temperature. The company is run by three women, Stephania, Vanessa and Azzurra Angel, whose aim is to produce wines that demonstrate all the love and passion they pour into them.

Area of production: Tuscany, Montalcino

Producer: La Togata

Grape varieties: 100% Sangiovese Grosso (known as “Brunello” around Montalcino)

Vineyard: 300 metres above sea level on stony tufa/clay soils, with all-day sunlight

Harvest period: end of September and first half of October

Vinification: mid-length fermentation on the skins, temperature controlled to a maximum 28˚ C with frequent pumping-over

Maturation: 12 months in new Slovenian 80 hl oak barrels, followed by 6 months in bottle

Alcohol content: 14.5% abv

ORGANOLEPTIC PROFILE:

Appearance: intense ruby red

Nose: full, with aromas of cherries, blackcurrants and spice

Palate: well-structured, with soft fresh fruit flavours and floral notes; balanced acidity, solid grip of tannin and good length.

Food pairings: Pasta, red meat and medium-aged cheeses, pizza.

Serving temperature: 16 - 18°C

Enquire Now View Producer