Sant’Antimo
DOC 2004 Vintage

Production area: the vineyards are situated on a ground with particular climatic and soil characteristics; clay-calcareous texture hills of the altitude of 130 - 350 m over the sea level, good water retention, up to 30 °C of temperature difference between night and day.

Grape variety : 60 % Sangiovese and 40 % Cabernet Sauvignon

Vintage conditions: regular , in certain periods excessive, rainfalls, medium temperatures and strong thermic differences between night and day.

Processing: The varieties have been processed separately in order to maintain their particular characteristics. The vintage of Sangiovese started in the first October decade followed by the Cabernet Sauvignon vintage. Still entire grapes have been macerating in steel containers for 6 days together with the fermenting must at 16/25 °C; at the end of the alcoholic fermentation the wine has been transferred into steel tanks where the malolactic fermentation came to its end. At this point the wine is ready for bottling.

Avalaible quantity: 20.000 bottles 0,75 cl.

 

   

Winemaker notes
Sensorial notes
Color: intensive red colour with violet notes.
Aroma: Harmonious wine displaying all its variety characteristics.
Taste: Structured and supple taste with strong tannin notes and high total acidity.
Preservation: a fresh wine to be drunken young, although it can last for some year. To be served at 18°C into large glasses directly from the bottle.
Food matches: starters, cold cuts, white meat, mushrooms, truffles, risotto, soups.