Wine Canneto, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva DOCG, 2010
The wine is a deep ruby-purple color with a tinge of red velvet.
Copious wine with soft, fresh, concentrated, harmonious taste and a full palette of colors, duplicate aromatic bouquet of wine. Intriguing aftertaste with notes of aromatic herbs, underbrush, minerals, and cassis.
Elegant aroma of wine is presented notes of tobacco, leather, chocolate, licorice, sweet and savory spices, lying on the background of bright notes of ripe fruit and berries.
Wine requires a two-hour decanting before serving. It recommended to stews, red meat, grilled meat, game, mature cheeses (particularly well - Pecorino), chicken fillet with fungi. Also it goes well with vegetarian cuisine (such as chicory or eggplant).
Dry red wine Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva DOCG made from grapes Sangiovese (95%), Cabernet Sauvignon (2.5%) and Merlot (2.5%), grown in Tuscany. Plots of 16 hectares located at an altitude of 300-400 meters above sea level; Vineyard exposure south east. Loose soil, clay and lime with the addition of the marl. The average age of the vines - 20 years. Manual harvesting begins in mid-September and ends in early October. Berries purified by ridges gently compressed, and then sent to a steel vats, where it is subjected to controlled alcohol fermentation by adding a yeast culture selected. Maceration lasts 16 days. Matured wine is first in French oak barrels of 5 hl for 18 months, then in large Slavonian oak barriques. Bottle maturation takes six months. Storage capacity of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva is a period of at least 10 years.
In the mid-70's friends from the Zurich region, united by a common passion for wine began to engage in regular deliveries of table wine of Montepulciano. Over time, the number of enuziastov importers grew, and friends decided to found his own winery. In 1987, the opportunity to purchase a winery in Montepulciano, this is what they were looking for. Canneto company, registered in Zurich, took over the winery Azienda Agricola Canneto, located in Montepulciano.
Canneto Winery is located in the western part of Montepulciano, near the lush San Diego Church, and boasts ancient winemaking traditions. After the purchase of the new owners set about reconstruction and re-equipment of winemaking capacity, trying to keep the spirit and values of the old masters. new wine cellar was built, purchased machinery and equipment, ennobled winery courtyard and olive grove.
Canneto Fermat numbers collectively 48 hectare production areas 30 of which is reserved for vines (16 of which, in turn, is reserved for Vino Nobile). Areas, mainly with southern exposure is located on 300-400 meters above sea level. The soils are mixed, with a complex structure, mainly composed of marl with a mixture of gravel. 4 hectares are occupied by olive trees, which produce fruit of an exclusive olive oil, the pride of the company, Extra Virgin Olive Oil DOP Terre di Siena.