Boscarelli Vino Nobile di Montepulciano “Il Nocio” DOCG
100% Sangiovese. Boscarelli Vino Nobile di Montepulciano “Il Nocio” shows fragrant notes of black cherry and red raspberry. Medium-body, well-balanced, velvety tannins, and beautiful minerality.
“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 fermentation.
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 in bottle.
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