Boscarelli Vino Nobile di Montepulciano “Il Nocio” DOCG
100% Sangiovese. Boscarelli Vino Nobile di Montepulciano “Il Nocio” is garnet red, with well-orchestrated wood that is worked into the ripe, sweet fruit and layered complexity.
“Boscarelli, now in its third generation, seeks to maintain its original spirit by dedicating every day to maximizing the unique character of Sangiovese.”
Grapes: 100% Sangiovese
Vineyards: From a single vineyard named Nocio, an estate-owned vineyard at Cervognano
Altitude: 1,084 feet above sea level
Soil: Medium density sandy terrain
Vine Training: Double Guyot
Vine Age: 15-25 years
Time of Harvest: Early October
Vine Density: 2,000-2,200 vines per acre
Vine Yield: 3 lbs per vine
Total Production: 5,000 bottles
Vinification Process: After destemming and soft pressing, the grapes ferment in small oak vats, max. two thirds full. Fermentation lasts 8 to 10 days at a temperature of 82.4-87.8° F, followed by a further 10 days’ maceration and malolactic.
Aging Process: The wine is aged in Allier and Slavonian oak casks (5 and 10 hl.) for 18-24 months, followed by three to six months of bottle aging.
Alcohol Content: 14.50%
Winemaker: Maurizio Castelli and Mary Ferrara
Cellaring: Up to 15 Years
|Dimensions||12.8 × 10.8 × 7.3 in|
|Bottles per Case||
750 ml: 6 bottles per case