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Vinsanto of Montepulciano D.O.C.

Technical Sheet

  • Median age of vines
    50 years
  • Elevation
    450 mtrs above sea level
  • Exposure
    South westerly
  • Soil
    Medium density with plenty of clay
  • Yield per hectare
    3,000 Kgms per hectare
  • Colour
    An amber yellowy colour with orange specks
  • Bouquet
    Complex on the nose with traces of dry fruit, fig, peel of candied orange and honey
  • Flavour
    Persistance on the tongue with a sweet persistent finish but with a fresh pleasant acid flavour which make it perfect for some special dishes.
  • Alcohol
    15,5 %
  • Serve with
    Best served with dishes, such as foie gras, cakes with a great presence of chocolate and some spicy herbed cheeses.
  • Serving Temperature
    10-12 degree centigrade
  • Grape type
    White malvasia, white canaiolo, pulcinculo, Tuscan trebbiano and Sangiovese

Production techniques

  • Fermentation
    Selected by hand in the vineyard, the grapes are carefully storedin an aired room where they are let for at least 3 months, till the beginning of January next year; after pressing, the must is then transferred to oak, chestnut tree and cherrytree casks.
  • Maturation
    25 years in casks
  • Cellaring
    At least 6 months in bottles