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Montecappone

Rosso Piceno DOC

The Rosso Piceno is a wine suitable for aging, in fact, Montepulciano and Sangiovese are vinified separately with maceration on the skins of long duration. After aging in barriques for about 8 months in the cellar and 4-5 in the bottle, we get a very concentrated wine with very healthy fruit.

Production area: Hills in the municipality of Jesi

Vine variety: Montepulciano and Sangiovese

Cutting system: Spurred cordon and guyot

Plants per hectare: About 5,500

Yeld per plant: About 1,8 Kg

Vinification:  Maceration with the skins for 6-8 days; devatting and temperature control after fermentation at 24° C.

Alcohol content: 13% - 13,5% vol. varying, depending on the vintage. Net dry extract 26 - 28 gr/lt varying, depending on the vintage

Colour: Intense and deep rubin red with violet shades

Fragrance: Scent of small red fruits, cherry, particularly of morello cherry

Taste: Fresh and full-bodies in the mouth, with a round but pro per tannic aftertaste.

Food pairings: Gnocchi with duckling sauce, tagliolini with hare meat sauce, chicken “alla cacciatora”, and rabbit “in porchetta”.

Serving temperature: 18 - 19° C