Sant' Antimo

La_Palazzetta_SantAntimo_100.jpgWinery: La Palazzetta
Toscana (Tuscany)
Castelnuovo dell'Abate, Italy
Appellation: Sant' Antimo
Designation: DOC

In a few words: Year in, year out, this wine offers an awesome price to quality ratio.

Site: Grown organically in the estate vineyards in Castelnuovo dell’Abate in the southeastern section of Montalcino near the abbey of Sant’Antimo; stony galestro (marl) substrate.

Grapes: 50% Sangiovese and 50% Colorino

Fermentation and Aging: Temperature controlled, 7-8 day maceration. Matured for 6 months in 500 liter neutral French oak Tonneaux.

Notes: About 20,000 bottles produced.