The Vino Nobile di Montepulciano is one of oldest and finest Tuscan wine made from a unique clone of Sangiovese, known locally as Prugnolo Gentile. This grape is characterized by rich plum aroma.
There is always a strong link between Sangiovese and its terroir. as for all the other important Tuscan wines made with this grape. The secret for Vino Nobile di Montepulciano lays in a soil which alternates sand and clay in unpredictable ways. This particular mix, creates ideal conditions to craft structured and scented wines with fine and elegant tannins.
Vino Nobile di Montepulciano is the flagship wine of the Estate and Fattoria del Cerro is today the largest and one of the most historical winery of the area.
GRAPES : mainly Prugnolo Gentile (Sangiovese)
VINIFICATION: the grapes are harvest by keeping them separated by type and parcels; fermentation and maceration takes place in stainless steel tanks for 12/15 days at controlled temperature (24°- 28°C) with daily pumping over; after the racking, wine is transferred into big oak barrels where it will carry out the malolactic fermentation followed by a 18 months ageing
TASTING NOTES :cheery and little red fruit at the nose. Elegant and bold at the palate with a long lasting finish. Roasted meat dishes and seasoned cheeses are the perfect matchings