Rosso di Toscana IGT "Celestino"
Loc. Viti – San Carlo, 53024 Montalcino SI, Italia, Italia
GRAPES: 100% Sangiovese
VINEYARDS EXPOSURE: South/Southwest
ALTITUDE: 350 m above sea level.
SOIL: Mixed consistency with a slight tendency towards clay.
CULTIVATION SYSTEM: Spurred cordon.
AVERAGE YELD: 6 tonnes per hectare, same selection ofBrunello di Montalcino grapes.
HARVEST: By hand into crates.
VINIFICATION: De-stemming and soft pressing, alcoholic fermentation at 28/30°C, 12 days’ maceration on skins.
AGEING: 12 months’ ageing in small French oak barriques (225 litres) and tonneaux (500 litres).
BOTTLE-AGEING: At least 6 months.
TASTING NOTES: Deep ruby red. Open and elegant scent with perfect integration between fruit and the small wooden barrels used for ageing. Very robust and structured, offering a harmonious overall effect, with the excellent tannic content making it pleasantly persistent.
ACCOMPANIMETS: Excellent encounter between the freshness of a Rosso di Montalcino and the elegance of a Brunelle. Perfect with a wide range of dishes from Val d’Orcia and the Montalcino and Amiata districts: long pasta (spaghetti, tagliatelle, etc.) with meat and mushroom sauces, mixed roast game and small poultry, soups and mature cheeses.
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14,5% Vol.