Fattoria di Montecchio Pietracupa 2016 cod FMT-W4-2016
Pietracupa by Fattoria Montecchio is an elegant, enveloping wine made from Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. It takes its name from the location of the Santa Maria delle Grazie shrine, at the foot of the hill atop which stands the main house belonging to Fattoria di Montecchio.
Appellation Indicazione Geografica Tipica
Produced bottles 4.000
Grapes 60% Sangiovese, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon
Cultivation method Spurred cordon
Aging 15-20 days of fermentation with the skins at a temperature of 28-30 °C; followed by malolactic fermentation in barriques; aging period of 12 months in 225 lt barriques.
Aging ability 12-14 years
Service temperature 18°C
Colour Intense, brilliant ruby red
Parfum Complex with notes of small red fruits and spices
Palate Excellent structure and balance, soft, rounded tanninsPairings
Ideal with mature cheeses, Tuscan cured meats and red meat
Falstaff 2020 93 points