Rosso di Montalcino Selezione Leopoldo Franceschi
2012
2012

Since 1890, the Franceschi family has helped develop standards for the prestigious Brunello di Montalcino region as a founding member of the Brunello Consortium. Today, the winery continues its winemaking philosophy: To create wines of impeccable quality and style, enhanced by the use of organic substances and all natural products. This Rosso di Montalcino Selezione Leopoldo Franceschi was personally selected from the best Rosso di Montalcino barrels, usually reserved for guests of the winery. Only 4,000 bottles of this highly exclusive wine were produced and only 50 cases were sent to the United States for select markets.

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Wine Notes
Color
Intense ruby
Aroma
Red fruit, dark berries, underwood and sweet spices.
Taste
Rich and complex on the palate with velvety tannins and a persistent finish.
Product Information
Vintage: 
2012
Type:
Red
Grape Variety Used: 
100% 
Sangiovese
Appellation: 
Montalcino
Alcohol: 
14.50%
Length/Type of Fermentation: 
12-15 days submerged cap fermentation at controlled temperatures.
Length/Type of Aging: 
12 months in French oak barrels and barriques, followed by a minimum of 8 months bottle aging.
Bottled Date: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Release Date:
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Cases Produced: 
330
Packaging Available:
  • 6
     - 
    750 ML
Imported From: 
Italy