Tenuta Campogiovanni

2018 Campogiovanni Rosso di Montalcino

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2018 Campogiovanni Rosso di Montalcino
2018 Campogiovanni Rosso di Montalcino
2018 Campogiovanni Rosso di Montalcino
2018 Campogiovanni Rosso di Montalcino

Tasting Notes

Sourced from a 6-hectare plot on the Campogiovanni estate, where the vines naturally produce a brighter, more approachable and early ripening style of Sangiovese - suitable for Rosso di Montalcino.

Nose

The ripe, inviting nose is warm and open, full of ripe cherry, blackberry, cedarwood and spice notes.

Palate

The palate has generous plum and red fruits, more spice and savoury characters leading to fine tannins and an elegant finish.

 

Producer

The Tenuta Campogiovanni is a sister estate to Agricola San Felice and is located on the southern slope of the Montalcino hill, near San Angelo in Colle.

This 65ha estate comprises 19ha of vineyard across three separate parcels - amongst olive trees, woods and fields. The production here (and 14ha of vineyards) is strongly focused on Brunello, with the remainder largely used for Rosso di Montalcino. Campogiovanni Brunello is amongst the very best in the region.

1990 saw the first production of a Riserva, entitled Il Quercione, made from fruit rigorously selected from the vineyard of the same name and made only in exceptional years.

Production Method

These 6 hectares of Sangiovese vines were planted in the 1990s on the Campogiovanni estate. The vineyard is at a 250-300m altitude, south to southeast-facing. After a 12-day maceration, and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel, the wine was matured for 12 months in Slavonian oak botti, followed by a further 2 months in bottle.

Specifications

Year 2018
Bottle Size 750ml
Cultivar 100% Sangiovese
Country Italy
Alcohol content
13.5% alc vol 
Units of Alcohol per Bottle 10.1 units
Type Red Wine
Cellaring Potential Awaiting Info
Allergen Information Contains Sulphites
Food Matches Pairs well with pasta in meat sauces with mushroom or truffles, pork, or veal dishes.
Origin Toscana
Appellation DOCG Brunello di Montalcino