Wine Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva DOCG, 2011
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Wine dense ruby red color.
Full-bodied, full-bodied, elegant and rounded taste of wine has lively acidity, velvety tannins and a delicate finish.
The aroma of wine is filled with tones of ripe cherries, flowers, mint, spices and toasted oak.
The wine goes well with seasoned cheese, beef and lamb on the grill.
"Vino Nobile di Montepulciano" Riserva - a pleasant, perfectly balanced red Italian wine. Its name translates as "noble wine of Montepulciano." The first mention of this fault occur in the distant XIV century.
"Vino Nobile di Montepulciano" Riserva is produced from selected grapes grown in vineyards with a total area of 170 hectares, 93 hectares of which is occupied vines for this fine wine. The vineyards are located at an altitude of 350-450 meters above sea level on clay-limestone soils. Fermentation takes place in steel tanks at controlled room temperature 28-30 ° C and lasts 16-18 days. Then the wine is divided in half: 50% of the wine is aged in French barriques for 12 months and 6 months in large oak barrels, and another part of the wine spends 18 months in barrels of Slavonian oak. After that, the wine is aged assambliruetsya and 12 months in steel tanks and 6 months in bottles. Storage capacity of wine is 10 years.
Fattoria del Cerro farm was acquired by Saiagricola, owned by the Vatican 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 allow 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 Chiusina" 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 occupies the top position in its class.