Il Conventino – Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG

Producer: Cecilia
Wine: Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG
Grape Variety: 85% Sangiovese, 15% Mammolo, Colorino, Canaiolo
Production Zone: Montepulciano, Tuscany
Altitude: 1,150 feet above sea level
Surface Area/Yield: 50 acres, 2.4 tons per acre
Exposure: East
Soil: Tuff, Clay
Vinification & Aging: During the harvest the Vino Nobile grapes are hand-picked. Then, fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks at a temperature of 20°C for 14 days. The wine rests on the skins for 10/12 days before the malolactic fermentation. Later, the wine is racked in barrels of mixed oak woods (French and Slavonian) where it ages for 24-27 months. Then, the wine is bottled and it ages for an additional 4 months prior to release.
Production: 1,600 cases
Alcohol: 13.5%
Description: Strong ruby red colour. Scent of wild red berries to the nose. Velvety, full-bodied and harmonious on the palate.
Food Pairing: Red and game meats and dry-seasoned cheeses.
WIne Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG