Red wine – “LA CASETTA” – Podere Montale


Experience the refined cuvée from Podere Montale, named “La Casetta“. It’s an excellent Montecucco Sangiovese Riserva DOCG from the harvest year 2016.

This beautiful red wine, made from 100% Sangiovese grapes, enchants with its deep ruby ​​red color and intense aromas of small red fruits, licorice, and chocolate, developed during aging in oak barrels. On the palate, it reveals a perfect balance between acidity and structure, with present yet subtle tannins and a long, highly persistent finish.


This wine pairs excellently with red meats, poultry, pasta dishes with rich sauces and aged cheeses. Its complex aromas and balanced flavor make it an ideal companion for any culinary experience.

Indulge in the refined cuvée of Podere Montale, known as “La Casetta“, an outstanding Montecucco Sangiovese Riserva DOCG from the 2016 harvest. Crafted entirely from Sangiovese grapes.

Presented in both 75cl and a moderate alcohol content of 14% vol., it is best enjoyed at a serving temperature of 16-18°C. This Sangiovese Riserva, with a production of 5000 bottles annually, has garnered commendable ratings, including 89 from Vinous (Antonio Galloni), ** 88 from Veronelli, and a rating of 16/20 from Vinum, attesting to its exceptional quality and character.


Rocky soil with galestro, medium consistency, good drainage

Vineyard altitude:
450 m

Plant density:
5,200 plants/ha

Training system:
spurred cordon

Harvest period:
September 20-30

Vinification and aging:

This wine from Podere Montale is obtained from the Sangiovese vineyard named “La Casetta” (“The Little House”) at an altitude of 450 meters with southwest sun exposure. Fermentation takes place on the skins for about 15-20 days at a controlled temperature (27-28°C). This phase is followed by malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks, specially designed for the delicate extraction of tannins and color. After this process, “La Casetta” is aged for 24 months: the first 12 months in 500-liter oak barrels, the second 12 months in 3000-liter oak barrels. Finally, the wine is bottled and stored, allowing it to continue aging.

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