Mastrojanni Rosso di Montalcino 2018

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Alcohol: 14%

Grape(s): 100% Sangiovese (Brunello)

Localization: Tuscany, Italy

Tasting Notes: The bright and brilliant ruby red color is the prelude to wide aromas with a superb wealth of ripe fruity notes enriched by spicy hints and elegant and balsamic nuances.
On the palate the juicy ripeness of the fruit is reinvigorated by a fragrant acidity which together with the full, ripe and round tannin gives a savory and elegant finish, with a long and mineral persistence.

Notes: Barrel aged 6-7 months in 54 hl barrels made of Allier oak. Bottle aged 3 months

Food Pairing: All courses of a meal, the perfect enhancement for grilled red meats.

The Domain: The Mastrojanni winery lies in Castelnuovo dell’Abate, in the south eastern most corner of Montalcino Municipality, in the Province of Siena. An artistic and architectural heritage, surrounded by the majesty of its natural landscapes and, above all, an area particularly suitable for vine cultivation: the homeland of Brunello.

Intertwining iridescent geologies: clays, millenary cobblestone debris, tuffs and sandstones. The strong salinity of the ground and the temperature range must be carefully understood. The climate is influenced by Mount Amiata, an ancient extinct volcano that stands high above the horizon with its 1 mile height. The estate stretches over 240 acres, 80 of which are cultivated with vines, 42 for Brunello, with vineyards from 8 to 41 years old. The altitude of the vineyards varies from 620 to 1340 feet high. The vine exposure is towards the south-east, with more and less steep slopes.

Sangiovese dominates in the vineyard, being the absolute protagonist of Mastrojanni wines. It is present in the Brunello, the Rosso, in the cru Loreto and in the cru Schiena d’Asino; the latter produced only in extraordinary vintages. With a pinch of imagination and fun, the winery created a "Supertuscan" IGT San Pio, a harmonious blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Sangiovese. To conclude with a sweet ending, the Moscadello of Montalcino late harvest Botrys, their golden nectar, a blend of Muscat, Malvasia di Candia and Sauvignon Blanc.

A strong identity, coherence and consistency in quality: these are the values that Mastrojanni has created and cultivated over the years and which enabled the company to stand out among more than 200 wine producers of the Consortium of Brunello di Montalcino wines, with its original and high-quality profile. These values are the result of a passionate, proud and respectful interpretation of nature, tradition and history of the territory.