Montefalco Rosso RISERVA DOC 2011
Sangiovese 70%; Sagrantino 15%; Colorino 15%.
Manual, according to the maturity of the different grapes. From the middle of September to the middle of October.
Soft pressing of whole grapes under inert gas.
Maceration for one or two weeks depending on the grape variety;
Temperature lower than 30°C during the fermentation;
Temperature between 25°C/28°C during skin contact maceration;
Temperature between 20°C/22°C up to the completion of the malolactic fermentation
Total of 36 months. They are set as follows:
- 18/24 months in small wooden barrels;
- 12 months in bottle.
Intense ruby with garnet refl ections.
Hints of mature fruit with traces of currant, raspberry and cassia, embellished with spicy touches of pepper, thyme and vanilla.
Wine full, with optimal structure and tannic weight.
Food pairing excellenty with red meat, wild meats, salami and seasoned, hard cheeses.
Evolves for many years, improving its bouquet and refi ning itself remarkably