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Cantina del Redi Briareo Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva DOCG 2011

$ 55.00

Winery Cantina del Redi

Cantina del Redi Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Briareo Riserva DOCG 2011

Production Area: Montepulciano and Siena

Yield per hectare: 80 quintals grapes equivalent to 56 hl wine (winery average 77 quintals grapes equivalent to 53.9 hl wine)

Vines: Prugnolo Gentile (90%) and Canaiolo (10%)

Planting System: Guyot and spurred cord

Plant Density: 3,500/5,000 vines per hectare

Terrain: Medium hilly, crumbled rock with good, skeletal content

Vinification: manual harvesting, temperaturecontrolled fermentation followed by maceration in stainless steel vats. Ageing in Slavonic oak barrels for 24 months

Characteristics of the wine:

Color - ruby red with violet hues.

Bouquet - full and persistent with notes of red berry and hints of brushwood

Flavor - harmonious, full-bodied and intense with a pleasing, tannic finish

Food Pairing - pairs well with roasted red meats and game. Uncorking the bottle 3-4 hours before serving is recommended

Serving Temperature - it is best to decant the wine and serve it at a temperature of 16-18 C or 61-64 F.