SANGIOVESE DI TOSCANA I.G.T. “SOR TONINO”
Fresh and extremely versatile in consumption occasions, this wine reflects the perfect expression of the main Tuscan grape, Sangiovese, emblem of Tuscan viticulture but above all Antonio’s great passion, for all “Tonino”, founder of the estate together to his brother Domenico.
MIXED VARIETIES: 100 % Sangiovese
VINEYARDS LOCATION: Mid hillside 150-200 mt above sea level
SOIL: Medium textured with layers of loam, volcanic tuff and clay.
TRAINING SYSTEM: Simple Guyot
VINE DENSITY: 4.700 vines per hectare
Optimum microclimate conditions with significant differences in temperature between day and night ideal for the development and maintenance of coloring and aromatic substances.
WINE PRODUCTION: Not over than 70 Hl/Ha
HARVEST: By hand with bunches of grapes selected on the basis of ripeness.
WINE-MAKING AND MATURATION:
Fermentation performed under controlled temperature (27°C) in medium sized (120 HL) stainless steel vats, with frequent pumping over and déléstage (rack and return). Maceration is for a minimum of 10 days. Maturation in stainless steel vats for a minimum of 8 months, followed by aging in the bottle for about 30 days before marketing.
Ruby red colour with purple reflections, it has a delicate scent reminiscent of red pulp fruits with a light vegetal note. In the mouth it is well structured, integrating with the freshness of a young and balanced wine.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16°C
Meat entrees, Tuscan cheeses and cold cuts