Grape Variety: Sangiovese
Fermentation: In 50 Hl barrels of French Oak for approximately 14 days
Maturation: In 50 Hl barrels of French Oak for at least 24 months
Refinement: In bottle for at least 9 months before being placed on the market
Colour: Deep ruby red (central spectrum)
Nose: Delicately floral, lightly spiced, elegant and ethereal in a complex and fine bouquet
Palate: Dry, medium bodied, with well-balanced acidity. Harmonious, elegant, without evidence of harsh tannins. A very pleasant aftertaste.
Serve at: 18-20 degrees Celsius
Best accompanied by: Pasta with meat sauces; delicate red meats (veal, pork etc.); marinated and grilled white meats and wild fowl
Sacromonte or “Sacred Mountain” refers to Monte Amiata which was the home of the gods for the Etruscans and the wine is named in honour of the volcanic peperino stone typical to the mountain and used in the construction of the Castle itself.
Within Italy: 7-10 days
Overseas: 14-21 days