2020 Rosso di Montalcino DOC TERRE NERE


Made from 100% handpicked Sangiovese grapes which sit at an altitude of 220m and have an average vine age is 20 years. Fermentation and maceration takes 30 days in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks at 28-30 degree Celsius. Following fermentation, the wine ages for 6 months in vats followed by 8 months in large Slavonian oak.

Terre Nere was founded in 1996 by Pasquale Vallone when he was out hunting with his winemaker friend. The pair came across 15ha of uncultivated land for sale, 10km south-east of Montalcino. Pasquale immediately saw a real opportunity and purchased the land. Pasquale and family begun planting the first cuttings in the vineyards in 1997 during their weekends and before long they had 10ha under vine.

The vineyard sits at an altitude of 220-280m above sea level and has dark soil rich in minerals because of the proximity of the Amiata volcano which has been extinct for millions of years. The vineyard consists of 9ha of Sangiovese and 1ha of Cabernet Sauvignon.

Terre Nere produced their first Brunello de Montalcino Terre Nere in 2002 and since then has been producing a variety of exceptional wines.

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