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Nottola Rosso di Montepulciano
Nottola Rosso di Montepulciano
Region: Montepulciano, Tuscany
Varietal Composition: 95% Sangiovese, 5% Merlot
Alcohol Content: 13.5%
Soil Composition: Clay/Limestone 6 ft. deep
Vine Training Method: Spurred Cordon
Elevation: 1100 ft.
Vine Exposure: South
Harvest Time: Mid-September
Fermentation Container: Stainless Steel
Length of Alcoholic Fermentation: 20 Days
Malolactic Fermentation: Wood/Steel
Type of Aging Container: Wood
Type of Oak: 5000 Liter Slovenian
Length of Aging before Bottling: 10 Months
Length of Bottle Aging: 6 Months

Nottola Rosso di Montepulciano

 Wine Description 

DOC Rosso di Montepulciano was designated in 1989 and is a younger cousin to the infamous Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. It must be a minimum 70% Sangiovese and aged at least 6 months.

Tasting Notes 

Intense raspberry and red to purple flower aromas, with some bright cherry. It lays full, but mild on the palate with a sweet, floral finish.

Food Pairings 

Spaghetti with meatballs, herbed grilled pork, Tuscan bean soup, and paella with chorizo.

 

 

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