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Vines Sangiovese (100 %)

Color: intense ruby ​​red

Smell: aroma of roses, red berries and balsamic notes.

Taste: intense and full-bodied, with a finish characterized by a pleasant freshness.

Food matches: first courses with meat sauce, roasts, risotto, aged cheeses.

Rosso di Montalcino from the "Il Marroneto" winery comes from pure Sangiovese and represents a more fruity version of the famous Brunello. This wine is produced on the Montalcino hill: here the vineyards have a terroir characterized by a mining structure and steeped in sands of marine origin. The result is a wine of character, which can be tasted when you want to drink an excellent wine, as it is fresher than the famous Brunello.

Altitude: 400 m a.s.l.
Training system: spurred cordon
Soil: sea sand mixed with various minerals
Vinification: in steel tanks with continuous comeback for the first 2 days; rises in temperature in 5/6 hours to 33/34 degrees.
Fermentation lasts about 20/22 days.

Aging: aged in 25 quintal oak barrels for 8 months and aged in bottle for another 6 months.

Traditionally born from the downgrading of the vintage Brunello, with characteristics quite similar to Brunello, but different in

It is a small young Brunello, in which the freshness and aromas of fruit stand out more than ever. Simple and suitable for any
type of dish.

Il Marroneto

The history of Il Marroneto begins in 1974, in two small rooms of a historic building from 1246. An ancient chestnut drying room, where the Mori family begins, partly for fun and partly for passion, to produce the his Brunello. Few bottles, whose purpose was to translate that culture of "making wine" into perfumes and flavors, which was not yet the preserve of bussines, but only an expression of a land, a tradition and a magnificently generous nature. Here the "playing with wine" becomes more than a game: a deep passion, a common thread that guides Alessandro's choices. He decided, in the 90s, to expand the cellar of Il Marroneto, realizing that idea that avoids logic dictated by tout-court aesthetics but which is firmly linked to those principles, in reality very simple and immediate, that the " good practice ”of making wine dictates. A large and austere environment, inserted in a stony slope, houses large oak barrels from Allier and Slavonia, where the Brunellis of Il Marroneto age patiently and a small heart, hidden deep inside, where historic bottles wait patiently the passage of time.

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