Rosso di Montalcino Castello Tricerchi 2018
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Grape Variety: Sangiovese 100%, aged for 10 months, this Rosso shows the vigor of the grape and soil behind the castle.
Altitude: 300 mt
Soil: medium texture, clayey-sandy , rich in structure
Vine: Training System spurred cordon
Density: 4.000 plants/ha (1618 plants/acre) 1ha=2.471 acres
Vineyards: age 17 year
Crop: Yield/Ha. 5.3 t.
Crop: Yield/Plant 1.3 Kg
Harvest: end of September – by hand
Vinification: maceration in stainless steel vats at 23°C controlled temperature for 20 days. The malolactic fermentation continues for 1 month.
Barrel ageing: small barrels and 15 – 20hl Slavonic oak casks for 10 months
Bottle ageing: not less than 4 months
Organoleptic properties: Appearance limpid, deep ruby. In glass aroma tasteful, fruity, cherry and strawberry confiture, spicy, balsamic with floral notes of bouquet. In mouth sensations warm, smooth, slightly tannic with mineral notes, balanced, intense, long, fine.
Final comment: complex, elegant, harmonious, better after 2017
Suggestions perfect: with meat, ripe cheese or simply to enjoy