Montebello Toscana 2016 - Badia a Coltibuono

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  • Type Red wine
  • 2013 vintage
  • Capacity 0.75 l
  • Country Italy
  • Gradation 15 °
  • Tuscany Region
  • IGT classification
  • Grapes Ciliegiolo, Colorino, Mammolo, Pugnitello

  • TYPE Toscana IGT 'Montebello'
  • PRODUCTION AREA Monti in Chianti (Siena)
  • VARIETY Mammolo, Ciliegiolo, Pugnitello, Colorino, Sanforte, Malvasia Nera, Canaiolo, Fogliatonda and Sangiovese.
  • TYPE OF SOIL Clayey-limestone soils at altitudes between 280 and 320m. asl South, SW
  • AGE OF THE VINEYARDS Age of the vineyards 30 years
  • VINIFICATION Each vine is harvested and vinified separately in 5 hl barrels. With indigenous yeasts and manual punching down. Subsequently the wines are blended for a final period of maturation in oak barrels.
  • COLOR Intense ruby red
  • BOUQUET Notes of wild berries and spices, with a hint of pepper on the finish
  • PAIRINGS Perfect with stewed, roasted and grilled red meats, white meats and aged cheeses
  • TASTE The particular elegance and depth of this wine is given by the complex harmony of the nine grape varieties. the intensity, balance and harmony make it immediately pleasant and long-lasting
  • TASTING NOTES This wine is a real gem, an absolutely innovative project: using all the native vines of the area in a truly territorial blen. The soils of Monti in Chianti, limestone clays of medium texture and the perfect exposure of the Montebello hill give power and elegance to this wine. Nine historical grape varieties: Mammolo, Ciliegiolo, Pugnitello, Colorino, Sanforte, Malvasia Nera, Canaiolo, Foglia Tonda, Sangiovese.
  • DESCRIPTION The choice of a healthier and more sustainable agriculture was born in 1985 with the decision at that time in total contrast not to use herbicides and insecticides. In the following years, the 600 mother vines are selected that will be used for the replanting of the vineyards, which begin in 1988. Over the years the Organic approach is increasingly realized, leading to the certification of the olive groves in 1994 and in 2000 to the certification of the entire 'agency. Grassing, composting, organic fertilization and increasing biodiversity are the cornerstones of an approach that safeguards the health of workers and the environment. A livelier and healthier soil also becomes an added value for the quality and territoriality of the wines. Today, with the guidance of the Delinat directives, the approach to Bio becomes increasingly articulated and includes all company practices. With the creation of the Biodistretto del Chianti, a collective challenge is launched so that the whole territory is managed in a sustainable way following the principles of organic agriculture.
  • AGING 12-14 months in used barriques; after blending at least 6 months of maturation in oak barrels and a minimum of 6 months of aging in the bottle.
Product Details

Data sheet

Grape varietyCanaiolo
Malvasia Nera
Alcoholic strength13.5%
Format750 ml

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