Red wine – “VIANDANTE” – Tenuta l’Impostino


Embark on a journey with Tenuta l’Impostino‘s “Viandante“, an exlcusive exquisite Montecucco Sangiovese Riserva DOCG from 2016. Named Viandante, this wine encapsulates the essence of Sangiovese grapes.

Cultivated exclusively in the Alto Poggio vineyard, this Sangiovese boasts a captivating ruby-red color and an aroma bursting with fresh fruit, berries, and a hint of spice. On the palate, it reveals a remarkable freshness and the complexity of a well-aged wine, with well-integrated tannins and a balanced alcohol content. Elegant and enduring, with a characteristic touch of bitterness.


A wine with a strong character that pairs well with strongly seasoned cheeses with a pronounced flavor. It’s a natural companion to red meat, roasted poultry, and dishes with meat sauces, such as duck or rabbit.

But it’s especially exciting when paired with the traditional “Bistecca Fiorentina“.

Experience the allure of Viandante, a captivating 2016 vintage brought to you by Tenuta l’Impostino. Sourced from the prestigious Alto Poggio vineyard in Civitella Paganico, Grosseto. This wine showcases the pure essence of Sangiovese grapes.

With a robust alcohol content of 14.5% vol, Viandante boasts a rich and intense flavor profile, complemented by a remarkable freshness and well-integrated tannins. Highly acclaimed by critics and wine enthusiasts alike, Viandante has garnered impressive ratings, including recognition from Gambero Rosso, Veronelli, Bibenda, AIS, Vinum, Falstaff, and Decanter. With an annual production of 7000 bottles, this wine is a true testament to the artistry and expertise of Tenuta l’Impostino.


moderately clayey, deep profile, rich in skeleton

Vineyard altitude:
370 m, southwest exposure


Plant density:
5,500 vines/ha

Training system:
spurred cordon (Royat cordon)

4,000 kg/ha

Harvest period:
manual in crates, late September

Vinification and aging:
after harvest, manual selection on sorting table, alcoholic fermentation with selected yeasts with temperature control at 26°C, maceration for 25-30 days with pump-overs exposed to air and manual punching down of the cap until the end of fermentation (12-15 days), spontaneous malolactic fermentation in large oak vats and used barrels. Viandante ages for 24 months on the lees in used French oak barrels and 42hl oak vats with regular batonnage, minimum 6 months bottle aging at Tenuta l’Impostino before release.

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