NOBILE DI MONTEPULCIANO
RESERVE WINE "IL SAGGIO"
The Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva “Il Saggio” it’s made by 100% Prugnolo Gentile’s grapes (tipical Montepulciano’s Sangiovese clone), selected and coming from “Il Saggio” selected vineyard. The harvest takes place only and exclusively at the optimum condition of fruit. The alcoholic fermentation takes place into controlled temp. stainless steel (no higher than 30 C°), the grapes are crushed and the must re-passed over the grape dregs (Rimontaggi) and with the tech of Delestage. Fermentation and maceration process, takes between 18- 22 days, following a light pressing of the grapes’s skins.
The Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva “Il Saggio” aging completing the Fermentazione Malolattica, for 36 months into Slavonia’s oak casks 20 Hl, barriques and casks 5 Hl in French’s oak from Allier. Before being made available for sale, the wine is refined in bottles for 6 months.
Notes on tasting
Fruit, scent of spice and flowers: blueberry and blackcherry sensation, armonized pleasing.
100 % Prugnolo Gentile
Altitude of vineyards
400 m above sea level
Medium consistency, layered, sandy, tuffaceous and clayey
Wine production per hectare
14,00 % Vol.