Grapes from a single Tuscan vineyard make this Vino Nobile di Montepulciano and it’s heady with roses and raspberries, blackberries and balsamic, with minerals and refined tannins keeping all those fruits and flowers in line.
Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG Asinone 2016
Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita
To the Prugnolo Gentile grapes, which characterize the Montepulciano area, we dedicate the most attentive care because they express the full potential of a territory with a rich wine history. The result is our Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, structured, enduring, with intense aromas that faithfully represent its Tuscan origins and the ancient bond between land, man, and culture.
Classification: Vino Nobile di Montepulciano – DOCG
Frist year of production 1968
N. bottles produced on average: 180.000 -250.000
Variety 85% Prugnolo Gentile – 15% Colorino, Canaiolo e Merlot
Vineyard area: 47 ha.
Altitude: 300-450 m.s.l.m.
Type of soil: silty-clay in nature with a medium presence of stones
Plant density 3.000 – 6.000 plants per hectare
Harvest method: manual with a secondary selection by optical sorting
Vinification: fermentation and maceration in truncated, conical stainless steel vats for a period of 15-20 days
Aging about 14-16 months in wood barrels. Two thirds in barriques and tonneaux
of French oak and a third in vats
Aging potential: 10 -15 anni