Tassi Rosso di Montalcino 2018

Tassi Rosso di Montalcino 2018

Tassi Rosso di Montalcino 2018

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Introduction: Nestled in the heart of Tuscany, the Montalcino region holds a storied legacy in the world of Italian wine. Known for producing some of Italy's most celebrated wines, Montalcino's vineyards are graced by the Sangiovese grape, which finds its finest expression in the famed Brunello di Montalcino. The Tassi Rosso di Montalcino 2018, a sibling of the renowned Brunello, offers a captivating glimpse into the essence of this iconic terroir. Before we delve into this wine, let's uncover the distinct characteristics of Montalcino and the intriguing history behind the Tassi wine brand.

Montalcino's Viticultural Heritage: Montalcino, an enchanting hilltop town in Tuscany, has long been celebrated for its unique terroir and devotion to the Sangiovese grape. Its sun-soaked vineyards, rolling hills, and diverse microclimates provide an ideal environment for cultivating this noble varietal. The result is wines of exceptional character, typified by the rich and opulent Brunello di Montalcino. In addition to its renowned Brunello, Montalcino produces Rosso di Montalcino, a younger, more approachable expression of Sangiovese, exemplified by the Tassi Rosso di Montalcino 2018.

Tasting Note - Tassi Rosso di Montalcino 2018:

Appearance: In the glass, the Tassi Rosso di Montalcino 2018 unveils a brilliant garnet hue, inviting you to explore its vibrant character.

Aroma: On the nose, this wine captivates with a bouquet of red fruit and floral notes. Ripe cherries, red currants, and violets mingle with hints of Mediterranean herbs and a subtle trace of spice.

Taste: The palate is a journey through Montalcino's terroir. Bright red fruit flavors, including succulent raspberries and cranberries, dance on the palate, delivering a refreshing and juicy character. Silky tannins and a well-balanced acidity provide structure and harmony.

Finish: The finish is a harmonious blend of fruit and elegance, leaving behind a lingering essence of red berries and a touch of Tuscan herbs.

Food Pairing:

  1. Pork Ravioli with Red Wine and Tomato Jus (Wineology): Enhance your dining experience by pairing the Tassi Rosso di Montalcino 2018 with pork ravioli from Wineology, enriched with red wine and tomato jus. The wine's bright red fruit notes harmonize beautifully with the dish's savory flavors, creating a memorable combination.

  2. Tomato with Stracciatella, Basil, and Pepper (Wineology): Embrace the Tuscan essence with a dish of tomato, stracciatella cheese, basil, and freshly cracked pepper from Wineology. The Rosso di Montalcino's vibrant acidity accentuates the tomato's freshness, creating a classic pairing.

Savor the Tassi Rosso di Montalcino 2018, a wine that embodies the heritage of Montalcino and the dedication of the Tassi family, while exploring the culinary offerings of Wineology.

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Tasting notes from our sommeliers:

Prunes, dark berries, herbs. Tannins and acid levels are great. Perfect for a pasta night.

Country: Italy | Region: Montalcino

Winemaker: Tassi | Vintage: 2018

Style: Red | Variety: Sangiovese

Primary Flavours: Red Fruit, Plum, and Mocha

Acidity: 3.0 | Sweetness: 1.0 | Tannin: 3.0 | Body: 4.0 | Alcohol: 3.0

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