Rosso di Montalcino
Controlled Designation of Origin 2011

The area where Rosso di Montalcino wine is made, the Montalcino wine district in the province of Siena, is located in south-eastern Tuscany. Rosso di Montalcino is one of the most enduring and famous of Italian wines.

Grapes: 100% Sangiovese
Colour: intense ruby red leaning towards garnet red
Bouquet: characteristic and intense
Taste: dry, warm, a bit tannic, strong yet harmonious, persistent
Ageing: 12 months in French oak barrels, 6 months in the bottle

The Wine districts: Central Italy - Tuscany
Alcohol by volume: 13% Vol.
Serving Temperature: 16°-18°C
Best paired with: Red meat - Wild game with mushrooms and truffles