Monteregio di Massa Marittima “Barbaspinosa”

"The appellation of this wine was born in 1996. The Family started the production of a red wine made with Sangiovese grapes immediately, but only in the year 2000 did they choose to refine it for a year in the Avvoltore used oak barrels before putting it on the market. In 2012 this wine was named “Barpaspinosa”, after a character in short story written by the great-grandfather Giuseppe Leo Moris for his children.

Bottle Size: 750 mL

UPC Number: 8 18869 00402 8

  • Vintage 2012
  • Producer
  • Country Italy
  • Region toscana
  • Alcohol 13.5%
  • Composition:
    90% Sangiovese, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Tasting Notes Intense ruby red in color with a fruity, spicy boquet. Soft, elegant and notably persistent. The clay soil creates a wine with body and character that goes well with first and second courses. Its main characteristic aroma is that of black fruit. Serve with mild red meats. Serving temperature: 18 degrees C.
  • Press 2011 and 2012 Vintage - 90 points (Wine Spectator)
  • Vineyard Production area: Massa Marittima - locality " Farm Poggetti "
    • Soil: Richly textured clay, with many fossils; slightly acidic
    • Exposure: South - West
  • Vinification Harvest time around the second week of September. Vinification in vitrified cement takes. Pumping over twice a day for a maceration period lasting eighteen days. The wine, before being bottles, is left to age for 12 month is oak barrels. Marketing takes place four months later.
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