Sangiovese Toscana Igt In Jars

Sangiovese Toscana Igt In Anfora


Castello Del Trebbio

21,75 €

This wine, vinified and aged in amphora, in the most natural way, is the purest expression of Sangiovese from the terroir highly suited, in the area of Chianti Rufina.

After a careful vinification spontaneous, the wine has rested for almost a year in the centuries old cellars of the Castle.

Sangiovese Toscana Igt In Jars

Variety: Sangiovese

Altitude: 350 mt s.l.m.

Exposure: West

Type of soil: clayey with skeleton and calcareous matrix

Year of planting: 1964

Density: 3300 vines per hectare

Form of breeding: Guyot

Production: 1 Kg of grapes per vine

Harvest: Manual, around mid-October in small crates to preserve the integrity of the grapes

Vinification: Fermentation In terracotta amphorae from 8 Hl yeast with spontaneous

Fermentation temperature: Not controlled, but usually within 25 -26° C.

Duration of maceration: 20-25 days, depending on the characteristics of the grapes.

Fermentation malo-lactic: In jars, without inoculation.

Ageing: In amphorae from 5 Hl for about 8 months, followed by further aging in bottle for at least 6 months.

Aging potential: Still to check, but for the characteristics of the wine, it is supposed to at least 15 years.

Tasting notes:

  • colour: ruby Red with ruby shades.
  • bouquet: Intense and appealing notes of violet, cherry and hints of balsamic.
  • taste: The palate is round, powerful and elegant with polished tannins, although thick and a good acidity. The final is very long and pleasant aftertaste slightly sweet.

Alcohol content: 14% Vol.

Pairing: important Dishes of red meats, game, mature cheeses.

Wines TypeRed