Rosso di Montalcino DOC Biondi Santi
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The production area belongs entirely to the DOC and it is located in Montalcino (SI). The vines are less than 10 years old and they all belong to the Greppo estate. The composition of the soil put in evidence the different origins and the richness of the stones in the soil. The best are the marly ones. The vines are located with multiple exposition from South, South-east, East, North-east and North. The cultivation is located between 250 and 500 meters above the sea level The grapes used for the production of this wine are 100% Sangiovese. The fermentation on skins takes place under temperature control. The maturation lasts 1 year and it takes place in Slavonian oak barrels. Finally the bottle aging lasts 4 months. The production achieve more or less 20.000 bottles.
Characteristics of the Rosso di Montalcino Doc
The red Montalcino of the Biondi Santi winery has an intense ruby red color, not crossable from the light because it is satin and without reflections. The aroma is deep, intense, with vanilla hints. The taste is harmonic on the palate, structured, warm, very sapid and long persistent.
Suggested pairings Rosso di Montalcino Biondi Santi
The Rosso di Montalcino wine is perfect with local courses. The hand-made pasta with meat sauces or with grilled meats are ideal matches, in addition to the one with furred or feathered game. It is perfect also with meat in humid or with baked rabbit. It needs a settling time of 2 hours, and it has to be served at 18°-20°C in Grand Ballon wine glasses.