Pian delle Vigne Rosso di Montalcino
About this winery
The Antinori family has been in the wine business since Giovanni di Piero Antinori joined the Florentine Guild of Vintners in 1385 - more than 26 generations ago. Throughout the company's long history it has remained family owned and operated, and today it is directed by Marchese Piero Antinori. Though Antinori has played an important role in preserving Italy's enological traditions it is also one of Italy's most dynamic and visionary producers of fine wines, with estates concentrated in the...
The Pian delle Vigne Rosso di Montalcino aims to fully bring out the fragrance of pure Sangiovese, the historic grape variety of Montalcino. The vineyardsare situated on calcareous claysoils which create a wine which is fresh, mineral in character,and excellent drinking.
Harvested grapes were brought to the cellar, destemmed, gently crushed and transferred into stainless steel tanks where alcoholic fermentation took place at a controlled temperature of 25 °C over a period of 8-10 days. Once malolactic fermentation was complete, Pian delle Vigne was aged for approximately 8 months.
Pian delle Vigne is a vibrant ruby red color. Its nose expresses pleasant aromas of red fruit, such as cherries and sour cherries, with light floral hints of violets and lavender. On the palate, it’s fresh, refined and savory with supple, mouth-filling tannins; remarkable for its luscious fruit and lengthy finish. Extremely pleasant drinkability.