Rosso di Montalcino DOC Altesino
The producing company Altesino produces one of the most renowned Rossi di Montalcino DOC. It is honored by several awards and it is appreciated for its prestigious characteristics for a good price. It is produced with 100% Sangiovese di Montalcino grapes and it has to age in Slavonia oak barrels for 6-8 months and it is commercialized at least after one year from the harvest and it has to age in bottle. There are used 100% Sangiovese grapes and the fermentation is made with the traditional method. It keeps all the varietal characteristics and it respects the tradition of the company. The proof is 13% and it can be aged up to 10 years.
Characteristics of the Rosso di Montalcino DOC wine
It has a bright ruby red color with a persistent bouquet of fresh fruit and undergrowth. The taste is balanced and it offers delicate aromas of cherry, plum and little fruits.
Suggested pairings with this Rosso di Montalcino
It is wonderful with structured courses to join cheeses and cold cuts. It has to be served in a wide wine glass at 18°C.