SAN CLAUDIO II comes from the name of the old farm built in 1958, once utilized for winemaking and ageing cellar, where today the precious old instruments used for wine making are conserved.
D.O.C.G. Vino Nobile di Montepulciano – RISERVA –
Vines per hectare:
Yield per hectare:
85% Sangiovese (Prugnolo Gentile), 10% Canaiolo Nero, 5% Mammolo
Destemming and soft pressing. Alcoholic fermentation and maceration on grapeskins for 30-35 days in controlled temperature with “rimontaggi” and “follature” over the hat of grapes. Spontaneous malolactic fermentation with frequent batonnage for 15 days. Transferring in large oak casks
6 months in stainless steel containers, 24 months in large casks of Slavonian oak, 12 months in barrique, 8 months in the bottle
Colour ruby-red tending to garnet with aging
Persistent and deep bouquet with notes of coffee, tobacco, caramel and vanilla.
A round, velvety, hot, persistent, strong taste
Temperature of 18-20 °C and opened at least one hour before serving
Pasta with a meat sauce, game, roast meats, beef steak and mature cheeses. Drunk alone like meditation wine.