Biondi-Santi

Tuscany, Italy

Rosso di Montalcino DOC — 2017

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  • Introduction

    • The Rosso di Montalcino 2017 was produced exclusively with our proprietary vineyards of Tenuta Greppo.

  • Vineyard Profile

    • Grape Source: 100% estate vineyards
    • Vine Age: 10 years
    • Clones: BBS11
  • Vintage Report

    • A year characterized by the absence of rain. During the spring we had a late frost followed by a few downpours. The weather remained mild until the end of May which saw a significant rise in temperatures, above the seasonal average. The summer was very hot and dry. Harvest began on September 11.

  • Vinification

    • At harvest the grapes displayed a perfect balance between fruit, tannins and acidity. Traditional red wine vinification at controlled temperatures.

    • Aging: 12 months in Slavonian oak
  • Technical Information

    • Varietal Composition: 100% Sangiovese Grosso (BBS11 Clone)
    • Alcohol: 13.5%
  • Tasting Notes

    • The fresh side of a warm year. This elegant Rosso di Montalcino with a bright ruby red colour exhibits an intensely fragrant bouquet, characterized by notes of black cherries, pomegranate and blackcurrant, intertwined by aromatic sensations of Mediterranean scrub and sweet spices. On the palate in reveals its impressive structure with textured and soothing tannins, accompanied by the typical Biondi-Santi freshness. The finish is characterized by persistent, sweet fruity notes.

    • Serving Suggestions: Serve at 18°C- 64°F; Uncork and remove a small amount of wine from the bottle at least 1 or 2 hours before serving.