Montecucco Rosso "Rigoleto" DOC
This traditional wine of Tuscany has the denomination Montecucco Rosso DOC. It is a blend composed by 70% Sangiovese, 15% Ciliegiolo and 15% Montepulciano. It is cultivated in vineyards located 300 meters above the sea level that have different exposition and different composition of the soils. The wine-making is managed in steel, with 15-20 days maceration at a controlled temperature that swings between 27-30°C.Malolactif fermentation in steel. The aging is developed 50% in steel and the other 50% in used barriques or tonneau. Minimum 6 months maturation in the bottle.
Features of this great red wine produced by Colle Massari Winery
Its ruby red colour is enriched by fruity scents surrounded by spices and balsamic hints. The taste is soft, with sweet tannins and a dynamic sourness.
Recommended food pairings while tasting “Rigoleto Montecucco Rosso DOC”
Perfect with every type of preparation. Excellent with filled pasta, dishes with ragù sauce and light second courses. It has to be served at 16°C in a wide wine glass that guarantees a good oxygenation. It reaches an alcoholic strength of 13,5% Vol.