Vino Nobile Grandi Annate - Avignonesi
Varietal: 100% Sangiovese
Soil: Clay rich soils of marine origin.
Practice: Dry Extract: gr / liter
Appellation: Toscana IGT Production: 1100 cs
Alcohol %: 14. ph:
Residual Sugar: gr / liter Acidity: gr / liter
The wine shows a beautiful bouquet, with notes of dill, licorice, cheroot and violet. The wine is rich, with silky tannins and is a typical expression of the terroir, mirroring the balance of a soil rich in clay, limestone and sand.
Vinification: The must from each vineyard was vinified separately and the fermentation was spontaneous, with the use of indigenous yeasts. Alcoholic fermentation and maceration on the skins lasted up to 30 days, depending on each vineyard lot
Aging: 18 months of which 70% in large oak casks (botti), 15% in 2nd passage oak barrels (500 ltr) and 15% in 2nd passage barriques (225 ltr).
Food Pairing : Rich roasted meat, cured sausages and hard cheeses.
2015 92 pts W Spectator
2013 94 pts R Parker