Tuscany

             Amantis Birbanera

Grape Variety: Sangiovese 80%, Colorino 10%, Caniolo 10%

Trunks Density per Hectar: 8.000 until 20.000

Vinification: Lond maceration on the skins with frequent pump over. Maximum temperature made freely rise until 30° centigrade

Bottle Refinement: 10 Months

Colour: Intense Ruby Red, Limpid

Fragrance: Intense and caressing, fresh and ripe fruit-scented

Taste: Delightful and concentrated, soft and pleasant.

 Amantis Brunello di Montalcino

Grape variety: 100% Sangiovese

Production Area: Montalcino

Density: 10.000 stocks per hectare

Vinification: In oak casks of 30 hl, filling by gravity flow. 30-32°C temperature fermentation. Maceration on skins for 5 weeks

Aging: In French oak barrels for 30 months

Bottle Refinement: Minimum 24 months

Colour: Deep Ruby Red with garnet reflections

Fragrance: Intense and elegant, with notes of spices and black fruits

Taste: Great structure and balance, spicy,                                                               very long on the palete

Pasolini Drove Chianti

Classification: DOCG

Origin: Barberino Val d’Elsa in Chianti’s area between Florence and Sienna

Grapes: Sangiovese 90%, Caniolo & Colorino 10%

Vinification: For 8 days at the temperature of 28/30°C followed by maceration for 10 days

Aging: 3 months in oak barrels

Refining: 1 month in bottle

Colour: Ruby Red of Meduim Intensity

Bouquet: Intense, Savory

Taste: Lively, fruity, dry

Amantis Sangiovese Riserva

Grapes: Sangiovese 100%

Plant Density: 8.000 until 20.000 h/a

Vinification: Long Maceration on the skins with frequent pump over.maxium temperature made freely to rise until 33°C. Vinification and refinement in 50hl  wooden barrels

Bottle Refinement: One year and a half

Colour: Intense ruby red, limpid

Fragrance: large, austere, elegant and enveloping

Taste: elegant and powerful, typical and full bodied, great balance and velvety sweet tannins

Casa di Terra Vermentino

Vineyard Location: Bolgheri

Grapes: Vermentino 85%, Sauvignon Blanc 15%

Plant Density: 6.500 plants/ha

Vinification: The grapes are fermented in stainless steel tanks for about 15 days at a temperature of 16°C

Aging: 6 months in stainless steel with a prolonged stay on the yeast fermentation. The Sauvignon Blanc gets 3 months in used French oak barrels

Bottle Aging: 3 months

Tasting Note: The wines has a very complex bouquet with notes of ripe fruit, vanilla and flowers, this wine has great structure and depth supported by good acidity.

 Casa di Terra Moreccio

Vineyard location: Bolgheri

Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon 40%, Merlot 30%, Syrah 30%

Plant Density: 6.500 plants/ha

Vinification: The grapes are fermented together with the peeling for about 20 days at a temperature of about 26-28°C

Aging: Spontaneous malolactic fermentation during aging in French oak barriques 2°and 3° passage for 6 months

Bottle Aging: 6 months

Tasting Note: Red fruit, vanilla and spices make the aroma very appealing, smooth and silky tannins contribute to make the Moreccio a perfect partner of spicy dishes of Tuscan tradition. Also great drunk alone.

Luminosita Insieme

Vineyard Location: Casole d’Elsa

Grapes: Sangiovese 45%, Merlot 40%, Cabernet Franc 15%

Plant Density: 5.000 plants/ha

Vinification: After a long fermentation in oak vats the wine is moved into French oak Barrels for about 16 months until Maturity

Aging: 12 -14 months in oak barrels.

Bottle Aging: At least 10 months

Colour: Deep Ruby Red with Purple reflections

Taste: Full, sweet, full bodied and very soft, with well structured tannins, ripe and crunchy. Intense sweet and fruity sensations mixed with a  peppered spice and roasted coffee and chocolate notes. Long, sweet, persistent in any

 Lecci e Brocchi

Chianti Classico

Grapes: Sangiovese 90%, Black Canaiolo and Colorino 10%.

Plant Density: 4.500 plants/ha

Vinification: The grapes are fermented for 10-15 days, then macerated for 10 days.

Aging: Malolactic fermentation after alcoholic fermentation.

Bottle Aging: 5 months

Tasting Note: It has a Ruby Red colour, the nose is intense with a predominance red berries and violets, the taste is soft, balanced and remarkably persistent.

Fortebraccio

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Il Gobbo Syrah

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Toscana I.G.T. (Indicazione Geografica Tipica)
Grape Varieties 100% Syrah Vinification
Winemakers achieve the right ripeness of the Syrah grapes in La Pieve vineyards, these are harvested and then de-stemmed and soft-pressed. After this follows an alcoholic fermentation in concrete vats at a temperature not exceeding 30°C, in order to obtain the typical fruity notes of this grape. Later wine will be transferred in French barriques in order to start malo-lactic fermentation. After a period of 12 months, wine has been bottled, where makes another period of ageing. Wine from organically grown grapes. Ageing
12 months in oak barriques, 12 months in bottle. Alcohol Content
14% VOL.
Suggestions Well structured courses, mature cheeses.
Serve at 18°C.