Rosso di Montalcino DOC - Cava d'Onice
GRAPES: 100 % Sangiovese
Altitude: 350 m a.s.l.
Vineyards: vines with an average age of 15 years using the spur-trained method of cultivation
Soil: medium mixture soil, rich of clay and calcium
Yield: 50 hl / ha
Harvest: manual harvest last week of September
Fermentation: small French oak barrels for 10 days, followed by 15 days of maceration on the skins
Ageing: small French oak barrels and bottle refinement for a year
Reﬁning: in bottle for min 4 months
Color: Brilliant, deep ruby-red with some crimson highlights
Nose: It opens with floral aromas and red berries like blueberry and blackberry. Subsequently, some toasted aromas (e.g. coffee) come out.
This medium-bodied red wine expresses the Sangiovese character in a beautiful balance; aromas of plum and blueberry give way to a solid and pleasant texture in the mouth, with a fresh and dry finish. Pairs well with aged cheeses, roast chicken and mild stews.