I.G.T Rosso Toscana

The Antico Colle estate is located among the vast hills of the Tuscan countryside, at the heart of the green vineyards of Montepulciano’s Vino Nobile wine-growing area. Three generations of the Frangiosa family have dedicated themselves with boundless passion to the cultivation of their vines. Thanks to the continuity of knowledge passed down from father to son, the Antico Colle label was born, and is known for the production of remarkable wines.

Bottle Size: 750 mL

UPC Number: 8033300950043

  • Vintage 2014
  • Producer
  • Country Italy
  • Region Toscana, Italy
  • Alcohol 12.50%
  • Composition:
    70% Prugnolo Gentile (clone Sangiovese), 15% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Winemaker Notes The “Antico Colle” red wine I.G.T. is made with a mixture of Sangiovese, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. The harvest normally takes place at the end of September. The alcoholic fermetation takes place in stainless steel vats at a controlled temperature (no higher than 30 C°), the grapes are crushed and the must re-passed over the grape dregs. The fermentation and maceration process takes between 14- 16 days. Following on from the maceration of the grape skins the wine is drawn off from the vats with a light pressing of the remaining skins and seeds.
  • Tasting Notes Intense aromas of fresh fruits (cherries, strawberries, red berries) and fresh flowers. Dry on the palate, slightly tannic and armonious, even if young. Simple and rounded, with nice structure and softness. To be accompanied by first courses, roasts, cold meats and cheese.
    • Altitude: 300-400 m above sea level
    • Exposition: Various
    • Terrain: Medium consistency layered, sandy, tuffaceous and clayey
    • Plant Density: 4,500 plants per hectare
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