Wine Castelli Martinozzi, Rosso di Montalcino DOC, 2014
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Reviews of purchase Castelli Martinozzi, Rosso di Montalcino DOC, 2014
Wine of intense ruby red color.
The taste of wine a deep, rich, round, wide, with good structure, soft texture and surprisingly long aftertaste.
Intense and fresh aroma of the wine reveals characteristic Sangiovese notes of cherries, plums, blackberries and violets, which are complemented by sophisticated shades of hazelnut, tobacco and licorice.
The wine is best combined with red meat, game and cheeses average maturity.
Rosso di Montalcino - a "superklassika" from Montalcino Banfi. This delicious wine harmoniously combines the elegance and grandeur of his older brother (Brunello di Montalcino) with freshness and spontaneity that makes it universal. Sangiovese grapes to create a Rosso di Montalcino is collected from its own vineyards located on the slopes in the southern region of Montalcino. Their height is about 100 meters, and the soil is mostly limestone interspersed with pebbles. Fermentation takes place for 7-10 days in steel tanks and oak barrels. After malolactic fermentation the wine is aged for 12 months in barrels of French (50%) and Slavonian (50%) oak. The wine is ideal for long-term storage.
Castello Banfi winery dates back to 1978, when the successful American entrepreneurs of Italian origin and Gary John Mariani, together with the Italian enologist Ezio Rivella bought vineyards in the southern part of Tuscany. The official name of the company came a few years later, when they acquired the Castello Banfi di Poggio alle Mura. To date, the Castello Banfi - is a thriving family business, which is recognized throughout the world for the highest quality products. The total vineyard area is more than 800 hectares. Plant Castello Banfi is the first in the world, which is recognized as absolutely correct from an ethical, social and, most importantly, the ecological point of view. He also holds a leading position in terms of customer satisfaction. In addition, full control of Mariani cooperage, buying oak wood in France, and then soaking it in 2-3 years and the estate of making the barrels with varying degrees of roasting firm volume - 350 liters.
Today Banfi is one of the largest Italian landowners. Agriculture Castello Banfi repeatedly to conquer titles, including "Best International Winery of the Year" and the title of "Best Italian Winery of the Year", which dignify farming 9 times!
Winery Castelli Martinozzi is located 10 km from Montalcino in the hills overlooking the Val d'Orcia. Cesare Castelli, his daughter, Christina, and grandson, Federico, run the family business. Manor Villa S.Restituta, which now houses the winery, is one of the oldest estates in the region. In the Middle Ages here, in addition to wine, olive oil is produced, engaged in sericulture and other agricultural crafts.
The vineyards are located at an altitude of 400-480 meters above sea level, the soil is composed of minerals, limestone and clay. In the vineyards used organic methods of cultivation of vines without the use of herbicides and pesticides.
In ancient winery is stored certificate that was obtained in 1892 at the provincial contest "Cesare Francalanci Martinozzi" in Siena.