Wine Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG 2006
Sangiovese: 90%, Colorino: 5%, Mammolo: 5%
Vintages and volumes
Wine bright ruby-red color with a purple hue.
A full-bodied wine with a mild flavor, which perceptible shades of red currant and cherry blossom. Woody notes in the finish.
The wine has a rich aroma with notes of ripe berries, lavender and minerals.
The wine goes well with pasta with meat or mushroom sauce, grilled meat, roasted white meats and cheeses average exposure.
Vino Nobile di Montepulciano - this is the most classic and famous wine in the line of Fattoria del Cerro. It is produced only in the best harvest years from carefully selected grapes, making wine is guaranteed consistent quality, which is the hallmark of the company.
Fermentation of wine takes place in several stages: 30% fermented for 12 months in French barriques and 6 months in Slavonian oak barrels, 70% fermented for 18 months in barrels of Slavonian oak. After a brief period of aging in stainless steel vats of wine left for six months in bottles. Ageing potential: 10 years.
Fattoria del Cerro farm was acquired by Saiagricola SpA in 1978. It is the largest in the region Montepulciano. The total area of vineyards farming - 600 hectares, of which 170 are under vines ha.
93 hectares of vineyards used for the production of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, 36 hectares - Rosso di Montepulciano, 20 hectares - Chianti Colli Senesi, and 21 hectares grow varieties: Colorino, Merlot and Chardonnay. Fattoria del Cerro vineyards are located in the south of Montepulciano at an altitude of 350-400 meters above sea level, the climate of the region is stable, which ensures a good maturation of Italian grapes. Space and different exposure of vineyards allows you to choose the best grapes for the production of high quality wines. Prugnolo Gentile, a variety that is used for the production of wine Nobile di Montepulciano, - is the embodiment of a well-known local Sangiovese, which for centuries has adapted to the conditions here. Vino Nobile is available in three different versions (normal Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG, Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva DOCG and Nobile di Montepulciano "Antica Kuizina" DOCG).
To purchase local wine structure required a long maceration. The farm oenological practices post maceration - maintaining the pulp at about 10-12 days after the primary fermentation. Here is completely controlled by the course malolactic fermentation. Riserva wines maceration lasts about 25 days.
According to experts, Fattoria del Cerro is one of the most promising economies in the region, Montepulciano, and each wine, manufactured farm, is at the top in its class.
The Fattoria del Cerro estate was acquired by Saiagricola SpA in 1978. It is the largest in the Montepulciano region. The total area of the farm is 600 hectares, of which the vineyards account for 181 hectares, including 93 hectares used for the production of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. The Fattoria del Cerro vineyards are located in the south of Montepulciano at an altitude of 350-400 meters above sea level, the microclimate of this region is stable, which contributes to good ripening of the grapes.
The spaciousness and different exposition of the vineyards allows you to choose the best berries for the production of high-quality wines. Pruniolo Gentile (the variety used to make Nobile di Montepulciano wine) is the local incarnation of the well-known Sangiovese, which has adapted to the local conditions over the centuries. Wine Nobile is produced in three different versions (the usual Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG, Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva DOCG and Nobile di Montepulciano "Antica Chiusina" DOCG). Long-term maceration is required for the wine to acquire a structure. On the farm, winemakers practice postmaceration - aging on the pulp for about 10-12 days after the main fermentation. The course of malolactic fermentation is completely controlled here. For Riserva wines, the maceration lasts about 25 days.
According to experts, Fattoria del Cerro is one of the most promising farms in the Montepulciano region, and every wine produced by the farm is top-ranked in its class.