Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva
DOCG
2016

Boscarelli

Boscarelli is a small winery placed in Cervognano, a hamlet located on the eastern side of the Montepulciano hill. The farms were bought in 1962 by Egidio Corradi. Production was started and modernized later by her daughter Paola Corradi and her husband Ippolito de Ferrari, who decided to replant most of the vineyards in the late 1980s. Today the brothers Luca and Nicolò De Ferrari, the third generation, manage the company with great passion and wine making knowledge. The great attention to agricultural practices and territoriality make Boscarelli a modern company but not unmindful of the centuries-old tradition of this area.

 

Total area planted with vines: 14 hectares / 35 acres

Annual production of the company: 100.000 bottles

Grapes owned by the winery: 100%

47.50 €

incl. VAT

Grape varieties: Sangiovese Prugnolo Gentile 90%, Colorino 10%

Soil composition: alluvial and sandy with good percentages of silt, clay, minerals and stony rocky variants depending on the layer

Altitude of the vineyards: ranging from 280 to 350 meters (920 to 1.150 feet) a.s.l.

Average age of the vines: from 15 to 25 years

Growing system: spurred cordon with a density of 6.500 plants per hectare

Fertilizers: organic manure and cover crops

Plant protection products: sulphur and copper

Weeding: mechanic

Yeasts: indigenous

Average annual production: 10.000 bottles

Certification: N.A.

Refinement: aged in Allier or Slavonian oak casks of capacity ranging from 5 to 25
hectoliters, where malolactic fermentation occurs. Maturation takes from 28 to 32 months.

Colour: ruby red tending to garnet with aging

Nose: hints of cherry and marasca cherry, floral and tobacco scents with balsamic notes

Palate: savory and elegant, with robust tannins

Alcohol content: 14% Vol

Ideal serving temperature: 16 – 18 °C / 60 – 64 °F

Matching: meat main courses, game meats

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