Mastrojanni (1.5 L) 2020 Rosso di Montalcino, Vigna Palazzetto, DOC

Mastrojanni (1.5 L) 2020 Rosso di Montalcino, Vigna Palazzetto, DOC

Item Number: 18345

UPC: 8-023952020133

Country: Italy
Region: Tuscany
Sub Region: Montalcino
Appellation/AVA: Rosso di Montalcino DOC
Estate Grown Wine: Yes
Vintage: 2020
Grape(s): 100% Sangiovese
Type: Wine - Red
Bottle Size: 1.5 L
Pack: 3
Closure: Cork
Alc by Vol(%): 14
Case Production: 1,066

Barrel Aging: 10-12 months in Slavonian and Allier oak of 35hl and 16hl in size
Bottle Aging: 6 months

Tasting Notes: The deep soil and the cool climate of Vigna Palazzetto give body to a characteristic and harmonious Sangiovese wine, in constant balance between strength and sweetness, dynamism and elegance. The nose is broad with notes of ripe red fruit alternating with spicy hints. An enveloping entrance is followed by a full and dynamic sip supported by a dense tannin and a juicy acidity leading to an elegant, savory and persistent finish.

Terroir Notes: It rains very little during the summer in central Italy. Montalcino might get two consecutive months without any rain. Therefore, the vines have to dig deep into the soil for water. Continuous sea breezes known as the Maestrale and the Libeccio keep the vines dry and the insects and plant diseases under control. In addition, Mastrojanni is located near Mount Amiata, a volcano which became extinct 700,000 years ago and which is 1,738 meters high. This mountain determines the Mastrojanni microclimate because at night cold winds come down from the mountain causing a large diurnal temperature change that refreshes the vines from the summer heat. When a storm is close by, curiously, this mountain often diverts it thanks to its rising currents. Mastrojanni is therefore better protected from hailstorms, for example, than other areas of Montalcino.


  • The Wine Advocate
    Rating: 93+ (3/9/2023)

    Here's a new surprise, and a very big one at that. Available in magnum only, the Mastrojanni 2020 Rosso di Montalcino Vigna Palazzetto is symbolic of the winery's efforts to embrace the Rosso category of the appellation that has been overlooked for too long. Not anymore. Mastrojanni is not the only winery to invest in Rosso with new wines and dedicated vineyard sites. This wine has both. It shows dark cherry fruit and dried raspberry with an earthy sensation and grilled herb. Given its large bottle container, we have reason to hope for a positive bottle evolution.