Montecucco Sangiovese Lavico – AMIATA… I VINI DEL VULCANO

AMIATA… I VINI DEL VULCANO producer’s sheet

 

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General informations

  • Denomination: Montecucco Sangiovese Docg Lavico

  • Type of vine: Sangiovese in purity

Vineyard

  • Production area: Loc Montegiovi Castel del Piano (GR) Toscany

  • Impland density: 5000 stumps per hectar

  • Return per hectar: 60ql of grapes

  • Growing system: Cordone speronato basso (folding of the grapes bound together at 90°)

Wine processing

  • Vinification: Hand harvest with selection, fermentation at a controlled temperature and maceration for at least 30 days

  • Aging and refinement: at least 36 mmonths in 25 hl oak wood barrels. At least 6 months in bottle

Characteristic

  • Colour: intense ruby colour with garnet shades

  • Bouquet: warm and wild smell with floral traces, embellished by vanilla sensations. Sharp and wide spicing enriched by well balanced tertiary

  • Taste: wide and structured with silky and fine toothed tannins, perfectly balanced with the alcohol level. The generous acidity gives freshness and a punch to a long and complex persistence

  • Pairing: first dishes with game sauce. Red grilled and stewed meat. Long maturing cheeses

  • Serving temperature: we advise to serve our wine at a temperature of 16/18°C

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