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Piaggia (Vannucci) Pietranera

Sangiovese Red Blend

750 ML

$29.99

Product Description

SOIL Medium-textured soil with clay and galestro ALTITUDE 250 m. above sea level EXPOSURE South-west VINE TRELLISING SYSTEM Guyot YIELD PER HECTARE 8000 kg. of grapes PLANTING DENSITY 6250 vines/hectare WINE COLOUR Deep, intense ruby red. AROMA Cherries and Marasca cherries with elegant balsamic and spicy notes. FLAVOUR Full and enveloping, with the charming elegance on the palate that is typical of thoroughbred Sangiovese. GRAPE VARIETY 100% Sangiovese. PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES VINIFICATION The grapes are strictly hand picked and are vinified in small containers in order to encourage maximun extraction of skin components. Fermentation is carried out with natural yeasts, in full respect of the terroir, the wine rests on the skin for a least 18-20 days, during which time it undergoes punching down and brief pumping over are carried out. MATURATION The wine is transferred to small French wood containers, where it undergoes malolactic fermentation and remains for a least 10 months. During this period the wine is racked a few times to make it clearer and prepare it for bottling. AGEING At least 6 months in bottle. TASTING NOTES Intense and thick ruby red colour. Complex on the nose, reminiscent of fruits of the forest jam, sweet spices, thyme and cocoa. Full-bodied. Excellent balance between alcohols and polyalcohols, acids and tannins, with a persistent finish and a pleasant sweet, fresh and fruity follow-through. It goes well with mature cheeses, red meat and game.

Details

Varietal: Sangiovese Red Blend

Region: Toscana or Toscano