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Fattoria di Sammontana Sangiovese Blend Toscana IGT Maestro 1998

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A blend of Sangiovese at 60% and Cabernet Sauvignon at 40%. Production area: a vineyard known as "del Meastro"(The Master's vineyard), as a tribute to the vine-dresser who tended to it for many yaers, and in recognition of his outstanding mastery in pruning and grafting vines. The vineyard "del Maestro" is situated on the top of a west-facing hill in the Arno valley whitin the property of the farm. Ageing: this wine is aged partially in barriques and partially in oak casks of 20Hl capacity. After nearly a year, the wine is blended, bottled and left in a dark, fresh cantina for another two years for further refinement. Average annual production: 6.000 bottles. Packaging: 0.75 Lt Bordolese bottle. Organolettic Characteristic: wine of notable body and structure, harmonic with a fine persistent bouquet. Food affinities: red meats, small game and age cheeses. Serving temperature: 18 degrees. Duration: 8 - 10 years.

Region: Italy » Tuscany » Toscana Igt

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Color: Red
Varietal: Sangiovese
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Snooth User: titto78
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10/08/2007

Very good and not expensive



A blend of Sangiovese at 60% and Cabernet Sauvignon at 40%. Production area: a vineyard known as "del Meastro"(The Master's vineyard), as a tribute to the vine-dresser who tended to it for many yaers, and in recognition of his outstanding mastery in pruning and grafting vines. The vineyard "del Maestro" is situated on the top of a west-facing hill in the Arno valley whitin the property of the farm. Ageing: this wine is aged partially in barriques and partially in oak casks of 20Hl capacity. After nearly a year, the wine is blended, bottled and left in a dark, fresh cantina for another two years for further refinement. Average annual production: 6.000 bottles. Packaging: 0.75 Lt Bordolese bottle. Organolettic Characteristic: wine of notable body and structure, harmonic with a fine persistent bouquet. Food affinities: red meats, small game and age cheeses. Serving temperature: 18 degrees. Duration: 8 - 10 years.

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