Sottobosco San Gimignano DOC

Production area San Gimignano

Grapes 75% Sangiovese 20% Syrah 5% Cabernet Sauvignon

Age of vineyards 15 years

Altitude 280 – 320 mt s.l.m.

Training system spurred cordon

Planting density 4000 plants per hectare

Production per plant 1 kg

Method of harvest hand harvest, further selection of the grapes in the cellar

Winemaking destemming followed by fermentation, separate for each type of grapes, in cement tanks. Final aging for 36 months in oak barrels Refining in bottle at least 6 months before the consumption

Alcohol content 15% Vol.

Color ruby ​​red with violet highlights

Nose intensely spicy with notes of smoked

Palate full and voluminous, very persistent

Ideal serving temperature 16 – 18° C

Pairings can accompany the dishes more flavorful and complex of the traditional tuscan cousine. Great pairing with lamb and aged pecorino cheeses