Rosso di Montalcino 2014 Le Potazzine DOCG
Rosso di Montalcino by Le Potazzine is a DOCG wine produced in Tuscany. It has an intense ruby color and hints of fine spices and sweet and fresh and enveloping tannins. Fragrant and balanced taste with leather and liquorice aftertaste. Curiosities: the winery takes its name from the Tuscan term "Potazzine", which in Montalcino is used for the beautiful titmice, the small plump yellow-bellied birds that cheer up the Tuscan countryside with their flights and their melodious chirps
- Vino rosso
- Production area
- Fermentazione Malolattica
- Aging of wine
- At the end of malolactic in barrels of 10, 30 and 50 hectoliters Slavonian oak, for a period of 10 months. Before being marketed has rested for 5 months in bottle
- 13,50% vol.
- 0,75 l.
- Ruby red medium load, with fine gloss
- Hints of fine spices and herbs and sweetish rightly dosed
- Moderately enveloping tannins, good freshness and flavor on the palate. Leather recalls and liquorice
Le Potazzine is made up of about five hectares of vineyards destined to produce Brunello wine. Three hectares are located near the cellar while the remaining vines which were planted in 1996, the same year that Sofia was born, are situated further south near Sant’Angelo in Colle at La Torre. The acquisition of this new piece of land allowed Giuseppe, enologist not only for the wine he produces but also consulting enologist for other wineries, to unite the elegance and the scents of the grapes already cultivated in the west at Le Prata near the cellar with those harvested further south. In this way he has been able to elaborate on his own personal approach to wine-making by producing wines which are distinguished by character and personality aiming for perfect balance.
The cellar of Le Potazzine is a recent construction built with utmost care underneath an old country home. The structure still maintains its rustic Tuscan characteristics and charm while keeping in harmony with the surrounding territory. With an overall size of 400 square meters, the winery is divided in two areas: the first area houses the stainless steel containers for the vinification process; in the second area, dedicated to ageing, the Slavonian oak barrels are arranged in different sizes. You can make reservation for visiting the winery and tasting the wines.