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Montecucco Sangiovese

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Montecucco Sangiovese

The Wine

A 100% Sangiovese from the Tuscan Maremma within the Montecucco DOCG appellation and aged in French toasted oak barrels. A complex and firmly structured wine thanks to the good pedo-climatic features of Vigne a Porrona that lies on the gentle hills on the slopes of Mount Amiata a few kilometres from the Tyrrhenian Sea.

Tasting
: The 2015 vintage reveals hints of red berries fruits, cloves, Mediterranean scrubland and spices. The mouthfeel is round and the sip is juicy with a fruity finish.
Pairing: Villa di Nozzole suggest pairing it with ravioli filled with wild boar and cinnamon and roast and parmesan sauce.
First vintage: 2008
Shelf life: up to 7 years

The Field

Production Area: made from grapes grown in the vineyards of Tenuta di Vigne in Porrona in the municipality of Cinigiano, province of Grosseto, 2 km south/east of Montalcino
Altitude: 350 MSL

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The Grapes

Grape variety: 100% Sangiovese
Planting pattern: 5,500 – 6,000 plants per hectare
Production per hectare: on average 7 tons of grapes
Grape yield: about 70%

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In the winery

Vinification: fermentation with maceration on the skins for about 25 days in stainless steel vats at a controlled temperature
Aging: 18 months in 500-litres tonneaux
Refinement: in the bottle for at least 6 months

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La Tenuta di Nozzole

The Chianti Classico wines of Tenuta di Nozzole are all made from 100% Sangiovese grapes and differ from each other according to the barrels used in the aging step.

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