Wine Rosso di Montalcino DOC, Col D'Orcia, 2011
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Reviews of purchase Rosso di Montalcino DOC, Col D'Orcia, 2011
The wine has a ruby red color with purple hues.
Complete and well-balanced taste wines emphasize enveloping tannins and a long fruity aftertaste.
In the complex flavors of wine deep notes of ripe red fruits combined with pleasant nuances of wood.
Wine harmonizes perfectly with beef, pork, poultry dishes (chicken, duck and goose).
Sangiovese for Rosso di Montalcino is grown in the vineyard Sant'Angelo in Colle, on hilly terrain with a southern exposure, allowing the grapes receive sunlight throughout the day. The average height of the vineyards - 300 meters above sea level.
Season 2011 had high temperature performance and abundant rainfall, which resulted in earlier ripening of the grapes. Yields were low, but good quality. Harvested grapes was fermented on the skins for 12 days at a temperature not exceeding 28 ° C, 150-gektolitrovyh stainless steel tanks, low and wide, specially designed to gently remove the tannins and color of the desired concentration. Excerpt wine was carried out 12 months in oak barrels with a capacity of 25 to 75 hectoliters.
His main task of Col D'Orcia sees growing the healthiest and strongest varieties. The last 10 years of winemakers, together with the University of Florence are constantly carrying out experimental research, whose goal is the selection of grapes for the production of beverages, taking into account the specifics of the local soil and climate of the region. This improves the quality of the product and preserve the reputation of the best producers of alcoholic beverages in Italy.
Col D'Orcia - one of the great wine houses in Montalcino. Estate was founded back in 1700, but became widely known only after in 1973 was bought by the world-famous family of winemakers Count Cinzano. In turn, the case Cinzano was founded in the mid 16th century in Turin. Secrets of skill in the family passed down from father to son, so that the current owner Count d'Orcia - Count Francesco Marone Cinzano Wine House has brought in more than four hundred years of experience in the production of alcoholic beverages and wine-making secrets of his family. Currently Col D'Orcia has a reputation of one of the best Italian wine producers. Numerous awards and high ratings - the best proof of this.