Tenuta Pietrino, Montalcino, Toscana 2013
Aged 4 years in French and Slovenian oak barrels. This gem has a rather deep ruby red color with intense generous aromatic complexities. The nose shows notes of ripe fruits and hints of plum, blueberry and balsamic. Round and velvety tannins caress the plate with a long and structurally balanced finish. This wine will improve even more as it ages further int he bottle put to 10 plus years. To release the full range of flavors decant 1 to 2 hours before serving.
Grapes: Sangiovese Grosso
Color: Intense ruby red, rather deep, brilliant.
Bouquet: Vinous, intense, reminding of violets
Tasting and Finish on the Palate: Very balanced in the mouth, with a solid and balanced body, with a well blended tannic fraction with the other components. Very long finish.
Vinification and Ageing: Average age of vineyard: 15 years. Aging period: 4 years according to the DOCG regulations, of which 3 years in oak, and 12 months in a bottle in a temperature controlled environment. Alcohol 14% By Vol