Neitea - Sangiovese Toscana Rosso

Indicazione Geografica Tipica

Selected Sangiovese grapes from our 35 years old vineyards, slightly surmatured. With this wine we search for the best expression of Sangiovese grape

38.00 €

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48.00 €

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Wine Production Area

Hills of the borough of San Gimignano – height 300 metres above sea level

Wine Grapes

Sangiovese 100% - Canaiolo 10%

Typology of the soil

Pliocene origin, medium texture, widespread clayey soil

Growth and cultivation system

Spur-pruned vines with 6-8 buds. Density 5.000 vines per hectare, yield no superior to 70 quintals grapes per hectare, green pruning

Harvest

Hand selection and manual picking of grapes in small crates of 15/20Kg capacity, in order to preserve the integrity of the cluster until the transfer in the cellar

Vinification

Alcoholic fermentation at controlled temperature of 26-28°C for about 15-20 days in stainless steel tanks, pushing down the cap repeatedly. The malolactic fermentation is made in French oak barrel of various capacity

Ageing and refining

At the end of the malolactic fermentation period, the wine remains in oak barrels for 24 months. The wine is blended and left in stainless steel tanks for 1 month and then it is bottled. The refinement in bottle is for 12 months

Color

Intense ruby red

Perfume

Rich and intense, full and warm, with aromas of licorice and violet. Lights notes of vanilla because of oak ageing

Flavour

An important structure, elegant tannin component, persistent

Tasting temperature

18° C

Pairing

Excellent with red grilled meat and game in general

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