Credits: © Marchesi Pancrazi – Toscana – Italia
Wine: Pinot Nero
Alcoholic strength: 12.5% vol.
Classification: Tuscany I.G.T..
Grapes: 100% Pinot Nero.
Production area: Chianti Toscana
Soil: humid and rich in minerals – serpentine – of medium texture and rich in skeleton.
Age of plants: vineyards planted in 1989 – 1994 and 1999.
Harvest: manual harvest with crates.
Vinification: destemming and soft pressing. The racking takes place after the alcoholic fermentation in steel.
Aging: 1st and 2nd passage French oak barriques for 18 months and subsequent bottling.
The sample is limpid, of a not intense garnet red color, consistent.
The bouquet of scents is intense and complex: floral, fruity, spicy and toasted. On the nose there are aromas reminiscent of a pot pourri of red flowers, notes of berries such as strawberry and raspberry, spicy notes of cinnamon and vanilla as well as toasting reminiscent of coffee beans and milk chocolate bar.
The sip is quite balanced, with a non-aggressive tannin. Overall a persistent and fine quality sample.
It is recommended in combination with pici with white rabbit ragout.
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