[ Sophisticated / Elegant / Fruity / Spicy / Versatile ]
Rosso di Montalcino DOC
Rosso di Montalcino Officium is the freshest and most versatile version of Sangiovese grosso in the Montalcino terroir. A unique soil that shapes Sangiovese gives it the unmatched character that boosts its freshness and, at the same time, the longevity of this exceptional Tuscan variety. Thanks to careful and accurate vinification, this combination, in Rosso di Montalcino Officium, becomes elegance and grapes, fragrance, exuberance, and tradition: a genuine expression of Montalcino and Sangiovese.
Wine data sheet
100% Sangiovese grosso
250-400 m a.s.l.
Type of soil
Fossil-rich soil with marl and alberese, medium clay, limestone-rich mixture with tophaceous schists. Calcareous soil that tends to be poorly fertile and rather shallow. Soil of Eocene origin, with sub-alkaline pH and medium mixture.
14 % vol.
Alcoholic fermentation for 10-12 days at a temperature of 20-26°C, followed by maceration for 15 days at 28°C in stainless steel, with pumping over and delestage techniques. Subsequent malolactic fermentation, racking, and sulfitation.
Aged in large casks and steel tanks for at least 12 months with micro-oxygenation.
Ruby color with garnet reflections. On the nose, it offers the fragrance of fruit and spices, morello cherry, and plum. On the palate, it has a good structure and well-present tannins. It finishes with a spicy note and long persistence.
Red meats, game
Gallery Officium - Rosso di Montalcino
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