Montecucco Rosso DOC

Category: Wine – Still – Red
Grape varieties: Sangiovese, Merlot, Syrah, Petit Verdot
Region: Tuscany, Italy
Appellation: Montecucco
Producer: Tenuta l’Impostino
Bottle: 750ml

Description

This beautiful winery is located in the DOC Montecucco area, between the DOCG Brunello di Montalcino and the DOCG Morellino di Scansano.

Vines: 80% Sangiovese 20% Merlot, Syrah and Petit Verdot
Origin: Vineyards Poggio, Cerretina, Laghetto, Pinetina
Soil: Clay and calcareous, with pebbles
Exposure: hilly south -southwest
Altitude: 330-350 m above sea level
Density: 5600 vines / hectare
System: cordon spur
Yield: 70 quintals / hectare
Vinification: Grapes are manually collected between september and October, according to the maturation of different varieties. Rasps are taken away, and the wine ferments at controlled temperature of 22-25°C and it rests for 20 days on the skins.
Aging: It matures for two years on its fine leeds, while a small part rests for 12 months in oak barrels.
Alcohol content: 13%

About The Producer:

This beautiful winery is located in the DOC Montecucco area, between the DOCG Brunello di Montalcino and the DOCG Morellino di Scansano. The past, with echoes of its legends, permeates the ancient rooms of Impostino estate and flavors its wines. Each label refers to a local myth, recognized as a patrimony of an oral tradition passed down from generation to generation.