Vino Nobile di Montepulciano is a brilliant ruby color with hints of garnet as it ages. Intense bouquet, pungent and mature, with aroma of ripe cherry, plum and violets. Flavorful, balanced and persistent, it has soft, velvety tannins.
Sangiovese (minimum 70%) and other red grape varieties.
Mix of clay and stuff
Area of production: Martiena Vineyard, La Ciarliana, La Piaggia
Elevation: 250 – 350 meters a.s.l.
Average plant age: 15 years
Soft press; spontaneous fermentation with use of local yeasts i stainless steel at controlled temperature of 26-28° C; maceration of skins for 15-25 days with pump-over.
By regulation 24 months of which 12-18 months in wood, then in bottle
About 10-15 years
AVERAGE YEARLY PRODUCTION