Montepitti DOC Val di Cornia Sangiovese
Red wine Sangiovese 100%
Terrain: foothill area, medium texture, with clay and limestone, dry and mineral.
Vineyard: 5.100 plants/ha, spurred cordon training system
Grape varieties: Sangiovese 100%.
Harvest: 2nd half of September
Vinification: 7 days of fermentation on the pomaces in steel tanks at controlled temperature, with delestage and speed cooling
Aging: 6/8 months in concrete tanks. Malolactic fermentation
Alcohol content: 14% vol. – Total acidity: 5,60
Serving temperature: 18-20°C
Organoleptic characteristics: bright ruby red color. Scents of ripe red fruits; pleasant hints of sweet spices. Balanced and harmonious flavor, with good structure and persistency, soft tannins on the palate.
Food matchings: Tuscan starters, grilled meat, game and medium-aged cheeses.