Sangiovese Terre di Chieti IGT

Sangiovese Terre di Chieti IGT is ruby red in colour with aromas of ripe red fruit and fine spicy notes, accompanied by hints of plum and tobacco. Soft, with good structure, balanced and with good length.

Food and wine pairings
A wine for intense flavours, it is excellent with mixed hors d’oeuvres of cured meats, first courses in red sauce, roasted, grilled or stewed red meat and game dishes. It elegantly accompanies semi-matured cheeses.

Serving temperature
16-18 °C

Tasting
In a medium to large glass, baloon or wide-rimmed to allow the aromas to diffuse.

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Description

Grapes

Sangiovese 100%.

Production area

In the heart of the province of Chieti in Abruzzo, between the Maiella National Park and the Adriatic Sea.

Terrain

Hilly, with an average altitude of 230 metres above sea level, with mostly calcareous clay soil.

Selling period

Determined by the oenologist in relation to the optimal characteristics of the product. In any case not before the month of May the second year after vinification. In any case not before the month of April/May the second year after vinification.

Vinification and aging

Cold maceration of pressed grapes; soft pressing; fermentation in steel tanks at controlled temperature.

Sensory characteristics

Ruby red colour. Aroma of red mature fruit and delicate spicy notes, with hints of plum and tobacco. Soft, with good structure, balanced and with good length.

Food and wine pairings

Excellent with hors d’oeuvres, first courses with tomato sauce, the meat-based second courses, semi matured cheese.

Alcohol content

12% alc./vol.