Rosso di Montepulciano “Prugnolo” DOC

90% Sangiovese & 10% Mammolo.  Boscarelli Rosso di Montepulciano “Prugnolo” is brilliant ruby red, with a fresh fruity and floral bouquet of iris, violets, plums, blueberries, Briar rose and brushwood, confirmed on the consistent, fragrant palate, rich in pure Sangiovese character.

“Boscarelli, now in its third generation, seeks to maintain its original spirit by dedicating every day to maximizing the unique character of Sangiovese.”


Wine exported to

Bermuda, USA, Puerto Rico, Australia

Most recent awards

  • 2020 | James Suckling90
  • 2018 | Wine Enthusiast90
  • 2017 | Vinous Media88
  • 2016 | Wine Spectator90
  • 2016 | Wine Advocate90
  • 2015 | Wine & Spirits90
Grape Varieties:

85% Sangiovese and 15% Mammolo

Fermentation container:

Stainless steel

Type of yeast:

Spontaneous

Fermentation temperature:

27-30 °C (82.4-87.8 °F

Malolactic fermentation:

Yes

Aging containers:

Concrete

Aging before bottling:

some months

Closure:

Diam

Organic:

Yes

Vineyard location:

Montepulciano, Tuscany

Soil composition:

Medium-textured sand

Vine training:

Double Guyot

Altitude:

300 meters (984 feet)

Vine density:

6,500 plants per hectare

Yield:

70 quintals/hectare

Exposure:

northeast/northwestern

Age of vines:

3-10 years old

Time of harvest:

September

First vintage of this wine:

1997

Total yearly production (in bottles):

30,000 bottles

Tasting notes:

Brilliant ruby red, with a fresh fruity and floral bouquet (notes of iris, violets, plums, blueberries, Briar rose and brushwood), confirmed on the consistent, fragrant palate, rich in pure Sangiovese character.

Serving temperature:

Best served at 14 -16 °C (57.2 - 60.8 °F).

Food pairings:

Pasta, risotto, light meat dishes, cold cuts, like ham or salumi or as an all-around wine.

Aging potential:

2-4 years

Alcohol:

Alc. cont. 13.5% by vol.

Winemaker:

Maurizio Castelli and Mery Ferrara