Some fine tagliatelle al ragù accompany 100% Sangiovese of the all-female farm of the Giovanna Madonia farm. Mrs. Giovanna and her four daughters carry on the tradition of the land of Romagna and the production of their wine. Her husband, Giorgio Poppi, is obviously the artistic inspiration to combine with this fantastic wine.
Grape Variety 100% Sangiovese from a 6 hectares (15-acre) vineyard planted in 1993/94 at a density of 6.500 vines per hectare (2,600 vines per acre), trained in “Alberello”, “Bush” system. Grape production: 6.000 Kg/Ha Soil Calcareous-clayey mixture. Exposure south-west. Altitude 300 m. Harvest Hand-harvested in small crates, over two phases, in order to select the most optimally ripe and healthy fruit. Winemaking process Soft press and destemming. Fermented in stainless steel tanks at a max. temperature of 30°C. A prolonged skin-contact maceration is allowed only in the best vintages. 70% steel tank maturation, and 30% in second-year barriques for 8/12 months. Light filtration and bottle-ageing for more than 6 months, before release. Nomacorc Select 700 closures with oxygen control. Wine Profile Notes Color: Intense ruby red. Bouquet and Taste: Reminiscent of cherries, violet, china, sweet and toasted spices. Full and well-balanced palate, alcohol and tannins blend into the structure with notes of jam on the finish. Harmonious and lingering. Serving temperature 16°C. Analytical features: Alcohol 14,79 %vol Residual sugars <1,30 g/l Volatile acidity 0,72 g/l Total acidity 5,60 g/l Net dry essence 30,60 g/l