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Otto Ettari​ Montecucco Sangiovese Riserva DOCG

This is a pure Sangiovese, coming from the best locations within the vineyard. The extended refining period allows for the evolution of this exceptional fruit, presenting a fascinating deep, dark and intense wine that literally explodes with perfumes of black fruits and spice. In the mouth it is full and concentrated with refreshing acidity and soft tannins, a wine that will continue its stunning evolution in bottle to last for many years ahead.

Region:

Producer:

Otto Ettari

Varietal:

100% Sangiovese

Yield:

7,000kg per vine

Aging:

48 months in new oak barrels

Alcohol content:

15%

pH level:

3.58

Acidity:

5.63 g/l

Production:

4,584 bottles

Soil:

Medium dough soil

Training:

Cordone Speronato

Average altitude:

350 MT SLM (1148' ASL)

Vinification:

Fermentation in stainless steel followed by a long maceration on the skins; malolactic fermentation entirely in new barrels in a heated room, stirring the lees every 2 days

Harvest:

Autumn

Bottling:

Additional aging in bottle for a minimum of 6 months

Recent press reviews

92

Otto Ettari​ Montecucco Sangiovese Riserva DOCG 2016

Falstaff Magazine (92)- "Subtle wood spices, chocolate, wild herbs, sage and menthol. Dried orange peel. Powerful tannin, massive palate, fine acid thread that gains concentration over the course of the palate, substantial finish. Not a soloist, absolutely needs food! "

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