ARENITE IGT Toscana Rosso
The concept of this wine was born from the will to make a further step on our growth path, driven by the passion that characterizes our winery. Arenite is only made in really good years, from Syrah grapes which are carefully selected in special plot of lands as the Arenite vineyard, after which the wine is named.
Grape variety: Syrah 100%
Vineyard: Pietraia di Cortona (about 290 mt above sea level)
Harvesting: at the end of september or the beginning of october.
Vinification: traditional and délestage, maceration with parings for 15-20 days.
Aging: 24 months in 225lt barriques, 8 months in concrete tanks and at least 2 years in the bottle
Colour: Ruby red with purple refl ections
Nose: Complex and rich, with notes of red and black riped fruits, empowered by notes of pepper, leather and chocolate
Taste: Full-bodied but elegant and smooth at the same time, with an intense and persistent ending
Alcoholic Content: 13,5%-14,5%