Sangiovese Puglia Italy
The noblest varietal grape of Italy, essential to the great first growths of Tuscany and Chianti, Sangiovese also makes a highly attractive table red, brimming with all the character and charm of the world's most approachable styles in food friendly wine. A collation of harvests from fine vineyards in Puglia, are crafted by the Pasqua team into a fruit forward style that's lined with supple tannins while being pleasingly dry. The first choice to accompany porcini pappardelle or polpettini e penne, a blissful pairing with cotoletta vitello or trancio di salmone.
Essential to the success of Pasqua is an inventory of the finest vineyards in the premiere winegrowing districts of Italy. Sangiovese is harvested from good sites in Puglia, husbanded by dedicated growers at complete ripeness, bunches are gently crushed to avoid harsh tannins and cold settled for optimal extractions. Ferments are vinified to dry and treated to a month of natural, spontaneous malolactic, followed by assemblage into the finished wine and bottling for a term of bottle age before release.
Ruby red colour. Ripe berry aromas, cassis, smoked meat and tar notes, cherries and blueberry fruit. A luscious blackberry palate, made savoury by black olive characters, garniture and leaf. Soft tannins are in support of the well rounded, elegant structure, lengthy and satisfying before a lingering, velvety finish.