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Montemirano

Vine: Croatina. Select grapes from the vine varieties of Martirella and Montemirano
Exposure and altitude: south-west, 250-300m above sea level
Soil characteristics: calcareous-clay
Cultivation system: Guyot (5,000 plants per hectare)
Vine age: 10 to 20 years old
Yield per hectare: 4,000 kg/hectare
Harvest: early October, harvested by hand into small wooden baskets
Vinification: maceration in small wooden casks in contact with the skins for eight/ten days with some pumping. Bottled after a few months of refinement
Alcohol content: approximately 13-14° % vol.
Colour: ruby red sometimes tending towards granite
Nose: pleasant, slightly grassy
Palate: dry, smooth, slightly tannic, interminable
Serving suggestions: a wine that can well accompany the whole meal, whether pasta dressed with meat sauces or red or white meat prepared according to traditional and international recipes. Excellent served with agnolotti pasta and dressed polenta, but even better as an accompaniment to mushrooms and truffles or fondues, finishing up with game, braised or casseroled meat

Packs available: boxes of 12 bottles