Podere Le Ripi “Sogni e Follia” Rosso di Montalcino DOC 2015

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SOGNI E FOLLIA

Toscana – DOC – 2015

100% Sangiovese

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Francesco Illy, winemaker in Montalcino

Podere Le Ripi Sogni e Follia DOC

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Appellation: Rosso di Montalcino DOC

Grape variety: 100% Sangiovese

Vintage: 2015

First year of production: 2015

Alcohol: 13,5%

Vine training system and density: Spurred cordon, 4800 plants per hectare

Soil: Schist and limestone

Yield per hectare: 40 quintals

Harvest: Manual between the second half of September and the beginning of October

Yeast: Indigenous

Vinification: Fermentation and maceration for 20 days in cement vats

Ageing: 30 months aging in big oak barrels

Tasting notes: A deep ruby red with elegant orange shadows. In the nose, it expresses itself as a symphony of aromas going from the intense smell of cherry, strawberry, and violet to the fresh balsamic note of herbs. An impressive, broad structure that reveals a great minerality and a long lasting aftertaste.

Food Pairing: Serve with roast meat, aged cheeses, and pasta.

Serving temperature: from 16° to 18°C.

Additional information

bottle | case (5% discount)

bottle, case (5% discount)

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