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Castiglion del Bosco Rosso di Montalcino DOC

2014

In a Nutshell

Ready to drink Rosso di Montalcino from the excellent Castiglion del Bosco Estate.

Tasting Notes

Ruby red in colour with a delicate bouquet for a remarkably luscious wine. Well balanced and firmly structured, with delicious red cherry fruit, a touch of spice and a long-lingering finish.

Production Notes

The grapes are hand-picked and whole bunches are pressed. There is static settling of the lees. The wine is fermented in stainless steel at 28° for 15 days. After fermentation, the juice is matured in French barriques, 20% new and 80% second passage, for six months before bottling. After bottling, the wine spends a further six months in bottle before release.

Grape Blend

100%

Sangiovese

Producer - Castiglion del Bosco

Castiglion del Bosco, one of the founding members of the ‘Consorzio del Vino Brunello di Montalcino’ established in 1967, starting producing wine in 1954. Purchased by Massimo Ferragamo in 2003, Castiglion del Bosco has been revitalised, after major investment in the vineyards and winery, and has now been restored to its position as a leading Brunello estate. The estate is located in the Val d’Orcia National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site, to the north west of Montalcino, near Buonconvento. Its isolated location, away from other producers and sources of pollution, makes organic cultivation possible.

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Castiglion del Bosco Rosso di Montalcino DOC

Detailed Information

Type

Red

Country

Italy

Region

Tuscany

Vintage

2014

Size

0.75L

ABV

14%

Grape

Sangiovese

Closure

Cork

£19.00

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