Wine Fattoria del Cerro, Poggio Golo Merlot di Toscana IGT, 2002
Wine rich ruby-red color.
Wine with a strong, very elegant and balanced taste.
The wine has a strong enough and complex aroma with notes of red fruits, spices, tobacco and cinnamon.
The wine is perfect with grilled red meats, game and mature cheeses.
Poggio Golo - an unforgettable, modern red wine with an international style, but it does not hide his Tuscan origin. Ageing potential Poggio Golo Merlot 2003 - up to 7 years.
Fattoria del Cerro farm was acquired by Saiagricola SpA in 1978. It is the largest in the region Montepulciano. The total area of vineyards farming - 600 hectares, of which 170 are under vines ha.
93 hectares of vineyards used for the production of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, 36 hectares - Rosso di Montepulciano, 20 hectares - Chianti Colli Senesi, and 21 hectares grow varieties: Colorino, Merlot and Chardonnay. Fattoria del Cerro vineyards are located in the south of Montepulciano at an altitude of 350-400 meters above sea level, the climate of the region is stable, which ensures a good maturation of Italian grapes. Space and different exposure of vineyards allows you to choose the best grapes for the production of high quality wines. Prugnolo Gentile, a variety that is used for the production of wine Nobile di Montepulciano, - is the embodiment of a well-known local Sangiovese, which for centuries has adapted to the conditions here. Vino Nobile is available in three different versions (normal Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG, Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva DOCG and Nobile di Montepulciano "Antica Chiusina" DOCG).
To purchase local wine structure required a long maceration. The farm oenological practices post maceration - maintaining the pulp at about 10-12 days after the primary fermentation. Here is completely controlled by the course malolactic fermentation. Riserva wines maceration lasts about 25 days.
According to experts, Fattoria del Cerro is one of the most promising economies in the region, Montepulciano, and each wine, manufactured farm, is at the top in its class.
The Fattoria del Cerro estate was acquired by Saiagricola SpA in 1978. It is the largest in the Montepulciano region. The total area of the farm is 600 hectares, of which the vineyards account for 181 hectares, including 93 hectares used for the production of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. The Fattoria del Cerro vineyards are located in the south of Montepulciano at an altitude of 350-400 meters above sea level, the microclimate of this region is stable, which contributes to good ripening of the grapes.
The spaciousness and different exposition of the vineyards allows you to choose the best berries for the production of high-quality wines. Pruniolo Gentile (the variety used to make Nobile di Montepulciano wine) is the local incarnation of the well-known Sangiovese, which has adapted to the local conditions over the centuries. Wine Nobile is produced in three different versions (the usual Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG, Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva DOCG and Nobile di Montepulciano "Antica Chiusina" DOCG). Long-term maceration is required for the wine to acquire a structure. On the farm, winemakers practice postmaceration - aging on the pulp for about 10-12 days after the main fermentation. The course of malolactic fermentation is completely controlled here. For Riserva wines, the maceration lasts about 25 days.
According to experts, Fattoria del Cerro is one of the most promising farms in the Montepulciano region, and every wine produced by the farm is top-ranked in its class.