It is our first-born wine, produced from 1971 to 1981 as Chianti Classico Montevertine and from 1982, when we left the Chianti Classico Consortium, simply as Montevertine. A blend of carefully selected Sangiovese, Canaiolo and Colorino grapes, it is aged for two years in Slavonian and Allier oak barrels.
Grape Varieties: 90% Sangiovese – 5% Canaiolo – 5% Colorino
Wine/ha Yield: 45 hl
Alcoholic Fermentation: in concrete vats for about 21 days
Malolactic Fermentation: in concrete vats
Ageing: 24 months in Slavonian oak barrels and about 3 months in bottle
Serving Temperature: 17-18°
Makes an ideal match for: cold cuts, barbecued meat, pasta dishes, stews, stewed fish