Rosso di Montalcino 2020 DOC
Serving temperature 16-18°C
Production of vintage 2020: 6'133 bottles
Montalcino, Sant'Angelo in Colle.
Hilly lands at about 250m above sea level.
The soil is rich in clay and has low fertility.
Spacing: 2,40x0,90 m, 4'600 vines/ha.
Beginning of winter with copious rains, which
restored the water reserves. Following
months without rain and temperatures above
average. The usual late pruning avoided early
budding and the possible risk of frost. Regular
vegetative course. Little rain and mild
temperatures in May and June facilitated the
phytosanitary management. Very hot summer,
which required careful management of the
canopy to contrast sunburn damage.
Harvesting healthy grapes of excellent quality,
but in smaller quantities.
Harvest on September 20th.
Clonal selection of Sangiovese, locally called
Brunello. Manual harvest, with accurate grape
selection of the best bunches.
Fermentation on the skins for 15 days at
controlled temperature below 28°C in 60 and
80 hl short and wide stainless steel tanks.
12 months in cask and stainless steel, to
Bottled on December 17th, 2021.
Ruby red of great intensity.
Wide and inviting. The expressive fruit of
Sangiovese variety is very clear.
Nice balance between volume and elegance,
with a vertical structure.
Long, clean and mineral aftertaste.