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Montecucco Sangiovese DOC 2010

£19.00 WAS £21.11

The vineyards, 450-500 metres above sea level on the slope of an extinct volcano and surrounded by chesnut forests, enjoy a unique microclimate. The soil is high in minerals and the fortunate combination of climate and geology creates a superior wine from the traditional vineyard, which was replanted in 2005.

Area of production: Toscana, Grosseto, Seggiano

Producer: Azienda Agricola De Triachi

Grapes variety: Sangiovese 90%, Merlot 5%, Cabernet 5%

Altitude: 450-500 metres above sea level

Vinification: spontaneous fermentation with selected yeast in stainless steel tanks.

Maturation: 50% refined for a period of 12 months in French oak and 50% in stainless steel tank, 6 months in bottle.

Alcohol content: 15% abv

ORGANOLEPTIC PROFILE:

Appearance: intense ruby red, typical of Sangiovese.

Nose: complex nose showing red fruits, dried cherry, sweet spices, tobacco and cedar, balsamic note on the finish and a hint of Mediterranean vegetation.

Palate: it is complex, soft, smooth, silky with well-integrated tannin and good fresh acidity, ready to drink now.

Food pairing: full-flavoured dishes, red and white meats, game, hard cheeses.

Serving temperature: 16 - 18 °C.

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