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Rosso Toscana Pinot Nero IGT - 2019

A rich and generous vintage that offered abundance to the vines during the entire vegetative cycle. Rainfall was abundant during winter and spring time and temperatures remained mild all the way up to June 10th, after which high pressure settled on the Mediterranean bringing a warm and dry summer that lasted well into September. Thanks to the abundant water reserves accumulated by the plants during springtime, the grapes were able to face the hot summer and ripen fully without suffering any stress. The harvest took place over six days from the 9th to the 20th of September. The healthy and fully ripened grapes have given life to a wine of great structure and phenolic richness with a solar and generous personality.

  • Brand: Sancaba
  • Region:Tuscany
  • Sub-Region:Siena
  • Commune/Village:San Casciano dei Bagni
  • Varietal:Pinot Nero
  • Color:Red
  • Alcohol:12.5%
  • Size:750ml

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  • Country:Italy
  • How much so2 added:30 mg/l
  • Climate:the vineyards of Sancaba benefit from cooler conditions than most of central Italy: constant cool winds from the nearby Apennine mountains, lower median day temperatures due to the high elevation and good temperature excursions between day and night.
  • Harvest Technique:Hand harvested
  • Soil:limestone rich soils
  • Vineyard Size:1 ha
  • Vine Age (year planted):1985
  • Fermentation:Fermentation for 10 days part in stainless steel and part in wood vats. Bottled during the waning moon of May 2021
  • Elevage:Aging in large wood vats and used barriques, followed by cement tanks
  • Winemaker Name:Carlo Franchetti
  • Filtration:No
  • Fining:No
  • Scores:Othmar Kiem, Falstaff, 94 points
  • Total Production:350 cases
  • Sustainable Practice:Yes

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