Rosso di Montepulciano DOC "Sabazio" Antinori
The Sabazio is a red wine of Montepulciano which represents the La Braccesca estate. It has a DOC Rosso di Montepulciano certification and it represents the wisdom of the Prugnolo Gentile grapes. The grapes are 85% Prugnolo Gentile and 15% of Merlot grapes with other red compatible varieties. The vinification starts immediately after the picking which takes place at the end of September. The grapes are softly pressed and they start the fermentation in steel tanks where the fresh aromas of the wines are kept. At the end of the fermentation the wine is put in big barrels where it takes place the malolactic fermentation and it starts a period of maturation of 4 months. Finally it is prepared for the bottling.
Characteristics of the Rosso di Montepulciano DOC "Sabazio"
It has a bright ruby red color. The Sabazio Rosso di Montepulciano DOC La Braccesca is an elegant wine with soft tannins and remarkable fresh fruit aromas immediately perceivable. The taste is soft and sapid with red fresh fruit and floral aromas perfect with the mineral taste of the wine.
Suggested pairings with this red Tuscany wine
The Rosso di Montepulciano DOC La Braccesca is perfect with meat, cold cuts and cheeses. It is perfect with the Tuscany cooking. It has to be served at 18°C in a Grand Ballon wine glass.