2012

Rosso di Montalcino DOC Campo ai Sassi

Sangiovese

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Wine information

Region

Toskana, Italy

Grape

Sangiovese

Producer

Marchesi de' Frescobaldi

Vintage

2012

Goes well with

Italian cooking, meat and hard cheese

Degustation notes

Medium ruby red colour, an expressive nose marked by aromas of sour cherries, grass and dried hay, stewed plums and hints of leather, ample on the palate, with lots of ripe fruit, evident ripe tannins, delicate acidity, well-integrated barrel notes and a long fruity finish.

Special notes

The Rosso di Montalcino DOC appellation allows Montalcino producers to make their wine in just a year. The best grapes can then be reserved for the Brunello di Montalcino, which has to mature for four years. The lighter wines are reserved for the Rosso di Montalcino.

Alcohol content

13.5%

Drinking temperature

16-18°C

Optimum maturity

2014-2018

Original packaging

Box of 6

Stopper

Natural cork

Finishing process

Oak cask 225 l

Ratings

Average rating: 4.0 of 5 6 ratings and 2 reviews

  • from on
    Average rating: 3.0 of 5 3.0

    Der Wein beginnt im Gaumen vielversprechend, nimmt aber ein abruptes Ende. Kein Abgang.

  • from on
    Average rating: 5.0 of 5 5.0

    Sehr gutes Preis-Leistungs-Verhältnis. Kann gut noch ein paar Jahre gelagert werden. Passt perfekt zu Entrecote, Filet und Steak.