Wine Rosso di Montalcino DOC Campo ai Sassi 2007
Wine beautiful deep ruby color.
The wine has a rich, complex flavor with a balance of tannins and acidity, allowing the wine turns out alive. Long aftertaste.
The wine has a classic bouquet of aromas with dominant notes of cherry and plum, which accompany the nuances of quinine and tobacco.
The wine goes well with classic Tuscan dishes, when the wine is accompanied by the entire meal. Also, the wine is well suited to chickens or rabbits in tomato sauce, as well as to the egg pasta with meat sauce.
Winery - it is nothing like communicating in the language of nature, and the family Marchesi de Frescobaldi wine mastered the language perfectly. For over 700 years, the family has been growing grapes in the heart of Tuscany, and the name of Frescobaldi is strongly linked with the history of art, culture and commerce in the region. Frescobaldi always successfully combines extensive experience with innovation. In the 14th century they delivered their wines to the English crown, as well as the courts of many European countries.
Since the second half of the 20th century, the Frescobaldi were the main actors of the Tuscan winemaking, one of the first planted grape varieties such as Chardonnay, Cabernet, Merlot and Pinot using new techniques in the production of wine. At this time, there was a significant increase in business Frescobaldi family. In 1989 they were acquired by the biggest economy in the region, Brunello, and in 1995 signed an agreement with a California winery joint venture in Tuscany for the production and distribution of Tuscan wines of the highest quality in the world market. Today Frescobaldi own nine names located in the best areas of Tuscany. There are elite wines, which are exported to more than 60 countries.
Vino Rosso di Montalcino Campo ai Sassi is very similar to Brunello, but it is a more youthful and less complicated option. It is made from the same grape varieties Sangiovese, but with younger vineyards, wines that are more fragrant and elegant, with fewer tannins than the Brunello. The grapes are harvested in late September - early October. Maceration spend about 15 days. Fermentation is carried out in stainless steel tanks for 12 days at a controlled temperature not exceeding 30 ° C, immediately after which the malolactic fermentation is carried out. Exercise restraint in barrels of Slavonian and French oak of 80 and 100 hl for 12 months and 4 months in the bottle.