Production area: Castelnuovo dell’Abate – 365 m above the sea level.
Soil characteristics: Limestone rich in stone marl
Grapes: 100% Sangiovese
Planting density: 5.500 plants/Ha
Vineyards b. sistem: Spur pruned
Age of vineyards: about 15-20 years older.
Vinification: After the selection and harvesting of Sangiovese grapes, two days of cold maceration followed by alcoholic fermentation at controlled temperature in stainless still tanks, followed by malolactic fermentation.
Aging: About 14 months in french tonneaux
Bottle-Aging: 4 months
Colour: Bright ruby red with violet reflections
Bouquet: Intense, fresh, fruity with typical variety of violet, cherry, plum
Taste: Soft tannins, good acidity, Gentle, soft with intense lenght
Pair with: Meat, game and cheese
ORGANIC CERTIFICATION FROM 2018 HARVEST
Rosso di Montalcino DOC 2019 Visconti
90 PTS – James Suckling
Rosso di Montalcino DOC 2018 Visconti
Silver 2021 – International Organic Awards by Organic-newspaper.com