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Cantina del Redi Rosso di Montepulciano DOC 2012

$ 21.50

Winery Cantina del Redi

Cantina del Redi Briareo Rosso di Montepulciano DOC 2012

Wine Spectator 

Production Area: Montepulciano – Siena

Yield per hectare: 100 quintals grapes equivalent to 70 hl. Wine (winery average 96 quintals grapes equivalent to 67.20 hl wine)

Vines: Prugnolo Gentile (90%) and Canaiolo (10%) Planting System: Guyot and spurred cord (for new vines)

Plant Density: 3,500/5,000 vines per hectare Terrain: medium hilly, crumbled rock with good skeletal content

Vinification: Manual harvesting, controlled temperature fermentation followed by maceration in stainless steel vats. Refined in Slavonic Oak barrels for at least 3 months

Characteristics of the wine:

Color - ruby red with violet hues

Bouquet - characteristic red berry notes, full and lingering with hints of brushwood

Flavor - full, dense and well balanced with a pleasing, tannic finish that echoes the tradition of its principal component, the Prugnolo Gentile grape

Food pairing - a young wine that pairs well with red meats and medium-seasoned cheeses

Serving temperature - recommended serving temperature is 16-18 C or 61-64 F.