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Per Bottle: $24.99
Per case of 12: $299.88
Producer: MAGLIANO
Vintage: 2016
Production Area: Vineyards: Sterpeti and Tizzi Soil structure: well balanced with excellent skeleton Height: 150m. and 250m. a.s.l. Placement: East - West Planting density: 6,400 plants per hectare Vine placement: mono-lateral ridge spur Vines planted: 1998-2003
Type: Red Table Wine
Alcohol: 13.5%
Sugar: .48g/l

Description

Non aggressive destemming and pressing, temperature controlled fermentation 28 degrees in stainless steel tanks. Malolactic fermentation performed in stainless steel tanks. Aging for 6 months in ‘conical wine cement eggs’ holding about 300 litres, followed by 6 months in bottle.

Color

Bright ruby

Grape Varieties

Grape %
Sangiovese 95
Syrah 5

Aroma

Raspberries, cherries, lilac, lavender, with hint of tarragon

Taste

It is fresh and expressive on the palate, with fruity flavors of red and black berries. Well- balanced and structured with smooth, sweet tannins rounding out the finish by creating a soft mouth-feel.

Cellaring Potential

7-10 yrs.

Food Matching

Pizzas, light pasta with tomato sauce, salami, proscuitti

Vinification

Time of harvest: first ten days of September Vinification technique: non aggressive de-stemming pressing fermentation in temperature controlled stainless steel vats for 15 to 20 days.

Aging

Ageing process: 6 months in unglazed cement vats Refinement in bottles: 6 months Stabilising of the product: cold stabilization

Accolades

James Suckling (90 pts)