Producer: Castaldi srl Fattoria di Statiano
Agronomist: Paolo Claudio Germano.
Winemaker: Vincenza Folgheretti.
Vineyard altitude: 150 m a.s.l.
Vineyard exposure: north-est
Soil: medium clay-sandy
Planting density: 5000 plants per hectare.
Production per hectare: 55 quintals of grapes.
The Montecastelli denomination, protected geographical indication, is a small denomination born in 2006 which includes the vast territory of Pomarance and Castelnuovo val di Cecina and Volterra, the so-called "geothermal" territory of Tuscany-. A wine with a brillant colour, ruby red, with aromas reminiscent of the woods, red fruits, but also licorice and spices.This is Sangiovese at its immediate best. It is a a easy drinking wine with fairly sturdy tannins and a lift of volatile acidity. A pasta bushing red to pair with: suitable for cutting boards, especially cold cuts, semi-seasonal cheeses. It also goes very well with first courses with meat sauce like Italian ragut and second courses with meat.