Rosso di Montalcino 2017 Castello Tricerchi red wine, Red wines











Rosso di Montalcino 2017 Castello Tricerchi red wine

Variety: Sangiovese 100%

Vineyards extend for 13 hectares close to the Castle, in the Altesi area to the north of Montalcino. The castle was built by the Altesi family during the XIII century, and was completed in 1441 by the Tricerchi family.

The vineyards are part of an estate that extends for 400 hectares, and have an altitude of 300 meters above sea level and a solar exposure directed towards the south west.

Nature of the soil is of medium texture, clayey and sandy, very rich in skeleton. The type of breeding is espalier with spurred cordon pruning.

Density of the plants is 4,000 per hectare, and an age of 15 years.

Yield per hectare is 53 quintals and per plant of about 1.3 kg

The harvest is conducted by hand towards the end of September end of September

After reaching the winery, the grapes carry out the alcoholic fermentation with maceration on the skins, in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 23 ° C for a period of about ten days.

Once the malo-lactic transformation is over, it is refined in barriques and Slavonian oak barrels of 15 and 20 hl for 12 months.

Rosso di Montalcino 2017 Castello Tricerchi red wine

Ruby red color, slightly unloaded

On the palate it is intensely rich in ripe red fruit, with strawberry and cherry. Followed by some more complex notes of toasted, dry undergrowth, with dried leaves and chestnut hedgehogs. In closing, there are also various hints of spice.

On the palate it is endowed with an excellent balance between matter and structure. The warm vintage has given value to the softness, although tannins in great sprinkling and minerality, give pleasure and elegance to the sip. Once swallowed, aromas of fruit and black pepper arrive.

Rosso di Montalcino 2017 Castello Tricerchi, is an excellent wine, witness of a company growth, now evident even to the most hostile. Great wine, with which to begin to approach the great complexity and also costs, of the famous Brunello di Montalcino.

Accompanies with extreme effectiveness the grilled meat and vegetables, both mixed as the classic Fiorentina.

Additional information

SKU: WIN-28651
Weight 1.5 kg


Prizes and awards

Wine il vino 2017 90 / 100