Costa Toscana Sanforte IGT
PRODUCER: Fattoria Fibbiano
BRAND: Costa Toscana Sanforte Typical Geographical Indication
PRODUCTION AREA: Tuscany - Pisa Hills
SOIL: Medium, rich of marine shells
VINES: 100% Sangiovese Forte
VINEYARD’S ALTITUDE: 200 m. above s.l.
VINEYARD: yield per hectare 50 q.li
PLANTING DENSITY: 2.20 x 0.80 m
PRUNING: Spur pruning cord
HARVEST PERIOD: Late September/Early October
HARVEST TECHNIQUE: The grapes are manually harvested.
WINE MAKING: The grapes are gentle destemmed, crushed and sended inside specialized stainless steel tanks, for 10 days. Alcoholic fermentation takes place through indigenous yeasts living on the skin.
FINISHING: The wine ages for 4 months in cement tank where the malolactic fermentation takes place, later 12 months in Slavonian wooden barrels and finally 12 months in bottle.
BOTTLES PRODUCED: 7.000
ORGANOLEPTIC DESCRIPTION: Intense ruby red color with garnet reflections, persistent aroma of fruits, with notes of pepper and tobacco. On the palate the wine is warm and richly smooth, elegant and silky tannic texture.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 18°C
FOOD PAIRING: Red meats, game and mature cheese.