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Pietracupa 2016

Rosso Toscano | Indicazione Geografica Tipica
Pietracupa 2016


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.

In 2016 were produced 4.000 bottles of Pietracupa Rosso Toscano I.G.T.

Product detail

Appellation Indicazione Geografica Tipica
Produced bottles 4.000
Grapes 60% Sangiovese, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon
Cultivation method Spurred cordon
Aging 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.
Aging ability 12-14 years
Service temperature 18°C
Alcohol 14,00%
In bottle from July 2018
In trade from June 2019

Tasting notes

Colour Intense, brilliant ruby red
Parfum Complex with notes of small red fruits and spices
Palate Excellent structure and balance, soft, rounded tannins

Pairings

Ideal with mature cheeses, Tuscan cured meats and red meat

Awards

Falstaff 202093 points