This wine spends 12 months in barriques of 1st and 2nd use then another 12 months further bottle aging. This Cabernet Sauvignon showcases the Tuscan Coast Terroir and expresses it expertly.
Velthune has an Etruscan origin and alludes to the divinity representing the changing seasons and the arrival of the maturation of the fruit. Poggio Rosso translates to ‘Red Hill.’ The shell image is from Etruscan pottery found in the area of Populonia.
The Monelli family owns Tenuta Poggio Rosso, a winery they revitalized in the area where their peasant ancestors lived. This region is expressed through the flavor of the sea, the minerality of the soil and the elegance obtained within the vineyards.
People Pairing Guide
An ideal wine for those steak consumers who prefer their meat well-marbled and cooked perfectly.
Velthune, the god of seasonal change, points to the Etruscans belief in his ability to impact the grapes as they go through veraison.
Cabernet lovers who enjoy the experience of trying wines from different terroirs.