oracia bThe recently founded appellation Rocia rosso DOC provides us with the opportunity to show how the Sangiovese grape variety marries with the terrain and climate of the Val d'Orcia in southern Tuscany.
The outcome is "Abelardo", Orcia rosso DOC.

Production area: Municipality of Montalcino

Grape variety: 100percent Sangiovese

Maximum grape yield: 8000 kilos per hectare

Release: from 1st March of the year following the harvest

Color: Deep red with purple reflections#Nose: Intense aromas with good persistence; a fine nose with hints of cinnamon and ripe cherries

In the mouth: dry, warm and smooth, with pleasant freshness; fairly pronounced tannins, plenty of structure and good overall harmony

Alcohol content: 14.33°

Total dry extract: g/l 32 (aprox.)

Bottled after filtering and aged in the bottle for at least three months before release

Bottles: In 0.75 and 1.5 liter Bordeaux style bottles

Production is 7000 bottles

Food match: Marries well with traditional Sienese dishes, but is also versatile enough to accompany more inventive cuisine

Should be served at a temperature of around 18°C in fine, full-bodied stemware.