2015 Montefalco Rosso Riserva DOC

Case of 12 bottles

Varietals: 70% Sangiovese (selected from the oldest vines), 15% Sagrantino, 15% Montepulciano

Vineyards: Located on the hills between 300 and 400 m a.s.l.; southern and southwesterly exposure; training system spurred cordon Guyot. Average age: 15 years.

Vinification/Ageing: Maceration tanks are filled by gravity feed. Fermentation in contact with skins at 28°C. Maceration for 3-4 weeks. The blended component varietals are aged in lightly toasted 500L barrels for 6 months then in larger 25 hL barrels for 12 months. Clarification occurs in cement vats for 6 months. Bottle ageing for at least 12 months.

Alcohol: 14.5%

Description: Intense ruby red in colour. The palate is very intense and complex with fruity, floral and spicy hints. The taste is structured and elegant, with a remarkable persistence of taste and aromas.

Certified Organic

Visit the winery's website to learn more: www.antonellisanmarco.it

2015:

  • Robert Parker 92 points