Nobile di Montepulciano Marno


AREA OF ORIGIN: Tuscany, province of Siena (Municipality of Montepulciano).
PEDOCLIMATIC ENVIRONMENT: Hilly areas with elevations of 250 to 600 metres above sea level, with soil mainly made of clays and clayey schists from the Pliocene.
GRAPE VARIETIES: Between 70% and 100%Sangiovese (Prugnolo Gentile), up to 20% Canaiolo Nero, Up to 10% Malvasia del Chianti, other recommended black grape varieties may be added up to a maximum of 20%.
COLOUR: Bright ruby red verging on garnet red when aged.
CHARACTERISTICS: This wine has a generous bouquet and a dry, well-balanced slightly tannic flavour with hints of red berries, becoming smoother when aged.
GASTRONOMIC COMBINATIONS: This wine is a particularly suitable accompaniment to game, grilled red meat and mature cheeses.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: Serve at a temperature of 18°-20° C, This wine should be aged for 4-6 years.
WINEMAKING: In red, with 10-12 days steeping on skins in glazed or stainless steel tanks followed by ageing for 2 years in oak casks, starting from the 1st January of the year following the harvest.
BOTTLE: Bordeaux 750 ml