Fattoria del Cerro, located in Acquaviva Montepulciano - Siena, extends over 600 hectares, 181 ?are vineyards? and with its 93 hectares of Nobile di Montepulciano vineyards, is the largest private estate producing this amazing wine. The different expositions of the vineyards and the unique varieties of the soils donate us the possibilities to select the best grapes to craft high quality wines. Prugnolo Gentile, the grape behind Nobile di Montepulciano, is a clone of Sangiovese, typical of this area, which over the course of the centuries, has adapted itself to the local growing conditions.
“ANTICA CHIUSINA” VINO NOBILE DI MONTEPULCIANO DOCG
Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita
PRODUCTION AREA: Montepulciano (SI)
GRAPES: mainly Prugnolo Gentile (Sangiovese)
VINIFICATION: grapes are manually harvested in boxes of 20 Kg; fermentation with maceration at controlled temperature (24°-28° C) with daily pumping and délestage; a the end of alcoholic fermentation, maceration period continues bringing the temperature at 29° C; after the racking, wine is transferred into French oak barrels where it will age for 18 months
TASTING NOTES: black and red little fruits at the nose with mineral hints. Elegant and powerful at the palate with a long lasting finish. Ideal with roasted red meats, roast game, stewed beef