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San Zio

Sangiovese

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San Zio-Sangiovese
Regal elegance.

The king of the Tuscan grape varieties, in all its splendour. The best Sangiovese grapes grown in the Villa Da Vinci vineyards are selected to create this wine, which reveals the extraordinary expressions of this variety: concentration, maturity, elegance, and an incredible integrity of aroma.

Classification
Toscana IGT

Alcohol content
13.5°C

Area of production
The Villa Da Vinci vineyards, in Vinci

Wine type
95% Sangiovese, 5% Colorino

Awards and Recognitions
2021 Yearbook of the Best Italian Wines by Luca Maroni - 97 points

Bottled history:

How it is made

The wine is fermented in stainless steel at a controlled temperature, and then put briefly in oak for 2-4 months to bring out its perfumes, colour and expressive range of aromas, while still respecting the delicate fragrance of the grape.

Vintage 2018

Vinification
Maceration of the skins for around 12 days. Fermentation at 28°C, with frequent pumping over.

Aging
In stainless steel at a controlled temperature, followed by a brief period of 2-4 months in oak barriques.

Harvest
22nd-30th September

Average altitude of the vineyards
From 40 to 130m MSL.

Terrain type
Shell-rich Pliocene alluvial deposits

Training system
Primarily Guyot, but also spurred cordon, and for the oldest vineyards, Tuscan bow

Awards and Recognitions
San Zio-Sangiovese

Taste the creativity:

Colour
Bright red color.

Serving temperature
16-18°C

Aromas of spices
Fruity aromas prevail, in particular cherry, black cherry and red berries.

Pairs well with
Full-bodied pasta sauces and grilled meat.

Main aromas
Decisive but soft and elegant on the palate.