Toscana Maremma Sangiovese BIO DOC 2019
Case of 12 bottles.
This wine is made from 100% Sangiovese grapes sourced from certified organic vineyards in Grossetto Province in Tuscany. The soils are clay/loam and the planting density is medium using traditional Spurred Cordon trellising.
The grapes were hand-harvested in late September/early October, when the reached peak ripeness and maturity. Vinification was in temperature-controlled, stainless-steel tanks for 15-20 days, then aged for 6 months in oak barrique, then in bottle for at least a year before released to the market. 14.5% alc./vol., less than 1 gr/L RS. Only 50,000 bottles produced - the first vintage for this wine.
Tasting Note: Ruby red in colour. Intense aromas of red berries and blackberry, with delicate floral/spicy notes. Medium- to full-bodied, and soft on the palate. Smooth tannins, with a long finish.
Menu Matches: Complements fuller-bodied foods like steak, braised meat dishes, and game. Also pasta with meat-based sauces, and pizza.