Vecchie Terre Di Montefili - Bruno Di Rocca 2003 Ml. 750

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Red Wine/Wine/Red

Ml. 750


To 12 months



Gambero Rosso

Ideal with

Meat Red  Cured cheeses


Located at 400 mts asl in Greve in Chianti, deep in the heart of the Chianti Classico region, Vecchie Terre di Montefili is recognized as one of the historical producers of traditional Chianti Classico made entirely from the native Sangiovese variety. The viticultural background of the estate goes back to the XII century, when the Montefili an aristocratic family from Florence acquired a feud in the area and constructed the eponymous Montefili fortress.
At the beginning of the XIII century the estate was donated to Badia a Passignano, a Benedictine abbey, and new vineyards and olive orchards were soon set by the monks. The Montefili estate has been managed by the Badia a Passignano abbey up until the late 1970 s', when current owner Roccaldo Acuti seized up the property and converted the central farmhouse into a modern winery.
The cellar was equipped with electricity, air conditioning, stainless steel vats and new casks of Slavonia oak. Vecchie Terre di Montefili consists today of 24 Ha of vineyard land intermixed with olive groves and cypresses, all concentrated in the commune of Greve in Chianti, one of Chianti Classico's highest vine sites. The native Sangiovese variety is largely predominant throughout the vineyards, along with a few rows of Cabernet Sauvignon, Gewurztraminer and Sauvignon Blanc.
Greve in Chianti is noted for producing crisp, fragrant and slightly austere Sangiovese, thanks to a combination of favorable geo-climatic factors: poor, compact soil [Galestro and Filaretto soil units], high altitude, intense daylight and wide-ranging day/night temperature variation. The resulting Sangiovese and Chianti Classico are medium-bodied, never high in alcohol, framed by salty acidity and reminiscent of ripe red cherry, violets, scorched earth and rosemary.
Vecchie Terre Montefili estate vineyards and olive orchards are farmed with the biologic protocol 'lotta integrata' and the entire production process is supervised by Vittorio Fiore, a noted expert in traditional Sangiovese winemaking.

More Information
Manufacturer Vecchie Terre Di Montefili
Year 2003
Size Ml. 750
Gradation 13,5
Body Medium
Ageing and Fining 12 months in oak barrels and aged in the bottle for 12 months.
Ageing To 12 months
Color It has an intense ruby red color and deep.
Aroma Fine, intense, broad and complex, with notes of vanilla, cocoa, and fruits of the forest blacks.
Aroma Fruity, Spicy
Taste Full, round, warm, with great structure, but in the great harmony simultaneously.
Serving temperature 16°-18° C.
Blend description Cabernet Sauvignon 60%, Sangiovese 40%
Contains sulfites Yes
Zona Toscana
Matching Red meat, Roasted red meat, Red meat stew, Grilled meat, Kill, Game, Cured cheeses
Ideal with Meat Red, Cured cheeses
Classification Toscana IGT
Organic No
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