Vin Santo Di Montepulciano Cantine Dei :
DESCRIPTION: The sweet wine suitable for aging to be tasted at a temperature of 10-12 ° C. Wide range of aromas with hints of candied fruit and almond paste.
VINES: Aromatic Malvasia, Trebbiano, Grechetto
Production area: Martiena
Altitude: 250 meters s.l.m.
Average age of vines: 10 years
VINIFICATION TECHNIQUE: The grapes are left to dry on special racks and after a soft pressing the juice obtained is fermented, in the winter period, very slowly in small barrels, at least 4 years.
POSSIBILITY OF AGING: Minimum of 20 years
About the Producer, Cantine Dei :
Cantine Dei, in Tuscany, is unique in its kind. Absolute respect and selected choice of land, the exaltation of the terroir and native vines, research of the highest quality in an exclusive naturalistic and architectural context.
An environment in which passion and innovation come together for a product able to represent and enhance Tuscany in the world.
The passion of the Dei family took shape in 1964 with the decision to buy the land of Bossona where the first vineyard was planted. An extraordinary place, ideal for the production of great red wines. It is 1985, a year of exceptional harvest,
when the Dei family, after having decided to undertake the wine-making process on their own, comes out with its first bottle of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano.
The secret of the success of the Cantine Dei is the respect for the territory and the passion for wine.
A company that keeps the tradition intact while projecting itself into the contemporary world.
From a careful management of the vineyard in which every single vineyard identifies a wine, the best wine production of Montepulciano can be expressed: the Sangiovese.
A choice based on quality with maximum yields from 40 to 60 quintals per hectare, well below then the provisions of the specification and a density of 4700 vines per hectare.