Tuscany, Italy

Fascia Rossa Rosso di Montalcino DOC – 2014

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  • Vineyard Profile

    • Grape Source: 100% estate vineyards
    • Composition: 100% Sangiovese Grosso (BBS11 Clone)
    • Vine Age: 10–25+ Years
  • Vintage Report

    • Spring was generally mild. July, August and September were respectively rainy and temperate,
      compared to normal years, with only a few clear, sunny days. The grapes, due to frequent rain and
      low temperatures, were less concentrated than usual, but rich in color. Harvest started October 1st.

  • Vinification

    • Traditional vinification at controlled temperatures.

    • Fermentation: Slavonian oak barrels using indigenous yeast
    • Barrel Aging: 12 months in Slavonian Oak
  • Technical Information

    • Optimum Drinking: 15-20 years
  • Tasting Notes

    • Bright ruby red in color with an intense bouquet of red fruits. Beautifully soft flavor and medium
      body, with an easy-drinking character and fruity notes reminiscent of freshly picked sour cherries.

    • Serving Suggestions: Serve at 16˚ C / 32˚ F. Uncork and decant wine from the bottle for 1-2 hours before serving.