Elegant, enveloping wine made from Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. It takes its name from the location of the Santa Maria delle Grazie shrine, at the foot of the hill atop which stands the main house belonging to Fattoria di Montecchio.
Indicazione Geografica Tipica
60% Sangiovese, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon
15-20 days of fermentation with the skins at a temperature of 28-30 °C; followed by malolactic fermentation in barriques; aging period of 12 months in 225 lt barriques.
intense, brilliant ruby red
complex with notes of small red fruits and spices
excellent structure and balance, soft, rounded tannins
ideal with mature cheeses, Tuscan cured meats and red meat
Decanter World Wine Awards 2013
Mundus Vini Gold 2014