Wine Rosso di Montalcino, Vendemmia Castelnuovo dell'Abate DOC, 2009
Wine rich ruby color.
The taste of wine - a comprehensive, balanced, with a beautiful palette of colors of sweet berries, mint and spices and floral tones. The special charm of the blame attached to well-integrated silky tannins.
Intense and clean aroma of the wine shows notes of fresh red fruit, elegant shades of leather, tobacco and herbal nuances.
Fine wine reveals its taste paired with grilled chicken, stews, game. Blends perfectly with cheeses.
Red wine Rosso di Montalcino is made from Sangiovese grapes, or rather of his 8 clones are grown on 12 hectares of magnificent vineyards located in the area of Castelnuovo dell'Abate, at the main mountain of Tuscany - Amiata at three altitudes (200 300 and 450 meters). Average age of the vines - 20 years. Piero Palmuchchi does not distinguish between the berries for the production of its wines, the difference between them is only in the vinification and aging. Hand harvesting is carried out in two stages: in June and late July-early August. After fermentation, the berries in steel tanks at controlled temperature for 30-35 days with regular immersion "caps", followed by a secondary malolactic fermentation. Rosso di Montalcino is aged in Slavonian oak Botti out over 24 months and 6 months in bottles. Before bottling the wine is not filtered.
Winery "Poggio di Sotto" was founded in 1989 when the famous Italian winemaker Piero Palmuchchi began searching for the best land in the region of Montalcino for a perfect, balanced ripening grape Sangiovese. Such a place was found close to the medieval abbey Sant'Antimo, near Castelnuovo dell'Abate. Together with agrokulturnogo Faculty, University of Milan, he began landing new vineyards, selected the best Sangiovese clones for this terroir, calculate the optimum planting density and used the most successful technology of growing grapes.
With the same care has been built and equipped winery "Poggio di Sotto", headed by renowned wine expert Tuscany - Giulio Gambell. At the winery with the help of leading innovative technology produces great "Brunello", "Brunello Riserva" and "Rosso di Montalcino", reflecting the unique terroir and best conveys the elegance of Sangiovese. Wine "Poggio di Sotto", characterized by aristocratic aroma and pleasant taste rich, beautifully developed over the years.
Today the winery "Poggio di Sotto", along with farms "Gratamatto" and "Castello ColleMassari", part of a domain ColleMassari.