Cantina Crociani Vino Nobile di Montepulciano D.O.C.G.

Ruby red color with orange hints, delicate and intense bouquet with pronounced notes of violet. Dry, rounded, harmonious and full of fruit, with a lovely mouth’ filling finish. It’s also considered a “meditation” wine.

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Description

Ruby red color with orange hints, delicate and intense bouquet with pronounced notes of violet. Dry, rounded, harmonious and full of fruit, with a lovely mouth’ filling finish. It’s also considered a “meditation” wine.

Pairs with roasted red meats, poultry and game, lamb, seasoned cheeses.

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Specifications

VINIFICATION
Traditional with a long maceration, between 18 and 22 days. It is pumped over twice daily in the first seven days and one daily for the remaining time.
STORING METHOD
Aged for 24 months in Slovenian oak barrel and at least 6 months in bottle (totally minimum 3 years)
ALCOHOL %
13.62%
SUGAR G/L
1.4
TOTAL ACIDITY
5.05
FREE SULFITES
28
TOTAL SULFITES
88
GRAPES
Only NATIVE GRAPE VARIETIES from Montepulciano: 80% Prugnolo gentile (the local San Giovese grape), 10% Mammolo grape and 10% Canaiolo Nero grape.

The Producer

ARNALDO CROCIANI, carrying on the family tradition, spent his lifetime amongst barrels, bottles and flasks, and with dedication and passion he applied his mastery to the winemaking art, respecting his father and grandfather’s wishes. At his death, his children Giorgio and Susanna carried on that legacy, but also with the influence of youth and desire to ensure that the wine carries on to a new generation. Their mission is to ensure that the dynasty of Crociani carries on.

More on their website.