SANGIOVESE Doc Cortona Toscana S. Mezzetti

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Piace of origin: Terontola, in the municipality of Cortona. Vineyards are located in medium-sand soils of Pliocene origin, with a good exposure and located at about 300 m a.s.l.

Harvest: hand-picked at fruit ripening. Grape variety: 100% Sangiovese

Name of Wine: Dardano (Etruscan name).

Denomination: Cortona Sangiovese DOC

Vintage: 2019

Grows system: Spurred cordon.

Land Production: 50 q / ha.

Alcohol content: 14° C

Colour: Opaque, almost inscrutable with purple hints.

Smell: The fruit is well expressed. Hints of black fruits, with spicy notes; pepper, roasted coffee dust and even mineral and balsamic tones are well distinguishable.
Taste: In the mouth, the wine is rich, balanced and with an enjoyable mouthfeel, sustained by a delightful taste of wood, leaving an aftertaste of roasted coffee beans, and finishing with full sweetness.

Vinification: Fermentation in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 28°- 30° C by leaving the skins soaking for 25 days.

Refining: Matured for 14 months in French oak barriques, where malolaptic fermentation takes place. Refined for 6 months in bottles.

Serving temperature 18° - 20° C

Food matching: Red roasted and grilled meat, game and mature cheese, structured recipes. Perfect with beef steak.