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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

AppellationIndicazione Geografica Tipica
Produced bottles4.000
Grapes60% Sangiovese, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon
Cultivation methodSpurred cordon
Aging15-20 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 ability12-14 years
Service temperature18°C
Alcohol14,00%
In bottle fromJuly 2018
In trade fromJune 2019

Tasting notes

ColourIntense, brilliant ruby red
ParfumComplex with notes of small red fruits and spices
PalateExcellent structure and balance, soft, rounded tannins

Pairings

Ideal with mature cheeses, Tuscan cured meats and red meat