||Tenuta La Braccesca, which together covers a total area of 379 hectares, consists of two separate buildings: the historic core of the company is located in Montepulciano, with 86 hectares planted with vines in the best sub for the production Nobile di Montepulciano, and the other with 151 hectares of vineyards, lies at the foot of the hills surrounding Cortona. The first vintage of Vino Nobile The Braccesca was 1990.
||Winter temperatures were quite stiff, especially with regard to minimum while spring temperatures rather mild and balanced, have allowed a good vegetative growth. Also this year, in line with the trend of utlimate three years, there was a slight delay this phenological stage. The fruit set and flowering took place regularly, thanks to warm temperatures and regular. July and August were warm without peaks thermal maturation has taken place so gradually and evenly, even if the plants have arrived to collect a slight delay. The proper hydration of the season, in line with 2005, allowed the vines to overcome without much stress summer. The grapes arrived in healthy aging and the rains of August have not caused damage
||Nobile di Montepulciano grapes of the vineyards of Tenuta La Braccesca were harvested in late September, perfectly ripe and healthy, thanks to a favorable climate and timely interventions that have thinning favored a uniform ripening of the grapes at the same time prevented proliferation of mold. The grapes are brought to the cellar were stripped and then pressed in a soft, thus ensuring a limited oxidation of the must for the benefit of perfumes and integrity of the fruit. After carrying out an alcoholic for about 15 days with temperatures above 28 ° C, the resulting wine was introduced for the most part in large casks of various sizes, and a small part in barriques, where he was where malolactic fermentation and is aged for 12 months. The wine was then bottled for further refinement of one year before being marketed
||Price Antinori Braccesca Nobile di Montepulciano 2015 € 12.90