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Canalicchio di Sopra Rosso di Montalcino DOC (2019)
The Rosso di Montalcino Doc 2019 “Canalicchio di Sopra” celebrates in the most immediate and enjoyable version the intensity of a generous vintage. 2019 was a year of great ripening, where the balance of the grapes was guaranteed by a constant and balanced climatic trend, thus creating the prerequisites for great ripening. The purity of the fruit is expressed in a pronounced and explosive way with a surprising youth that recalls the vinosity and the concentration of the vintage. The younger vineyards used for this Rosso di Montalcino together with small selections of the older vineyards have guaranteed this vintage all the exuberance typical of this wine which joins the freshness and well-balanced acidity in a combination of great pleasure.
Grapes: Sangiovese 100%
Altitude: Average altitude of 300 meters above sea level
Soil: The Rosso di Montalcino “Canalicchio di Sopra” comes mainly from the vineyards located in the Canalicchio Cru with soil with a marked clayey component, very rich in intermediate elements such as magnesium, iron and manganese. In some years, small percentages may also come from the Montosoli Cru where the presence of galestro guarantees flavor and minerality.
Vinification: In steel tanks with fermentation temperature control, soft daily pumping over. Maceration on the skins for 20 days, followed by aging for 12 months in 50 hl Slavonian oak barrels and 750 Lt French oak barrels
Tasting notes: Intense ruby red color, the nose has a generous and well-balanced olfactory bouquet, with crunchy and fruity notes, enriched by notes of violet and undergrowth. On the palate it is balanced and elegant, warm and with a long persistence.
Pairings: Perfect with red meats, it is also excellent with boiled beef.
Format: 750 m