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Castello Tricerchi Rosso di Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy 2021

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SANGIOVESE
EARTHY & COMPLEX and TANNIC
ORGANIC FARMING
NATURAL WINE
TUSCANY and CHIANTI CLASSICO
ITALY

The Castello Tricerchi was built in 1441, and is still owned by the the Squarcia family, who built it. It is in the far north of the Brunello di Montalcino appellation, very close to Altesino Tommaso Squarcia, a young scion of the family, has made it his mission to perfect the wines of the Castello; in co-operation with Maurizio Castelli, the great Sangiovese winemaking expert, he has decided to use completely traditional winemaking methods to allow the vineyards to fully express themselves

  • Winemaker: Tommaso Squarcia
  • Farming: Organic
  • Varieties: Sangiovese Grosso
  • Soil / Terroir: Vigna del Piano with prevalent sandy soils and Vigna Sant’Anna with calcareous clay soils
  • Vinification: 30-day maceration, fermentation in stainless steel with indigenous yeasts
  • Aging: 8 months in Slavonian oak, at least 4 months in bottle
  • Tasting Notes: Classic, delicious Sangiovese Grosso! Medium-bodied with hints of tannin, and warming aromas of sour red cherry, red currant, hints of fresh tobacco, crushed tomatoes and hints of fresh rosemary.