Monte Antico Toscana IGT
85% Sangiovese, 5% Merlot & 10% Cabernet Sauvignon. Dark ruby in color, its bouquet of leather, earth, herbs, black cherries, licorice and plums is confirmed on the medium to full-bodied palate – round, spicy, elegant, attractively fruity and extremely versatile
Grapes: 85% Sangiovese, 5% Merlot & 10% Cabernet Sauvignon
Altitude: 820-1,500 feet above sea level
Soil: From compact, very fine-textured
limestone to clayey/siliceous/calcareous soil
Total Production: 1,200,000 bottles
Vinification Process: Fermentation is in stainless steel tanks at 77° F, followed by maceration on the skins for 15-20 days and malolactic for seven days.
Aging Process: The wine is subsequently aged 12 months in oak (80% Slavonian barrels, 20% barriques). The French oak barriques are both new and 2nd year while the Slavonian barrels are five to six years old. Followed by 12 months bottle aging.
Alcohol Content: 13.50%
Winemaker: Franco Bernabei with Neil Empson
Cellaring: Up to 3 years
|Dimensions||13.8 × 9.4 × 12.2 in|
|Bottles per Case||
750 ml: 12 bottles per case