A Cru born in 1974 and produced only in the best years with Sangiovese grapes from the homonymous vineyard 400m
above sealevel. An intense wine with grand aromas and along, noble persistence, Montesodi has always been considered
the best expression of Sangiovese del Castello Nipozzano
Origin: Castello Nipozzano
Altimetry: 400 m (1312 feet)
Surface: 18 hectares
Soil typology: Dry and rocky limestone, calcareous clay, well drained and poor in organic substances.
Plant density: 5,850 vines per hectare
Vineyard age: More than 20 years
Wine Variety: Sangiovese
Alcohol content: 14,50%
Maceration Time: 30 days
Malolactic Fermentation: Immediately following initial fermentation
Ageing containers: Large Austrian and French 30hl ovals
Ageing time: 18 months in oak and 6 months in the bottle
Montesodi 2015: ruby red, with garnet reflections. It appears intense, fres, mineral, with citrus scents, cherry blossoms,
violet. Corrispondence between gustatory and taste evalutation. Persistent, mineral, with atoasted and silky tannin. Note
of sour cherry in alcohol, hints of candied cedar and red orange. Hints of coffee powder, fruity notes of white-paste stone
fruit. Tasted in January 2018.
Wine pairing: Outstanding with grilled meats, and the ideal partner to bistecca alla fiorentina.