Fattoria di Albereto

Sassaia di Albereto Sangiovese di Toscana IGT

Type: Red
Category: Dry
Denomination: IGT

This wine is typical Sangiovese, which however undergoes a lengthy ageing in french oak casks (Allier and Vosges) in line with the tradition of the great noble Tuscan wines. Notes of small red fruits (blueberries, blackberries), with spicy notes due to the wood. It is the ideal companion to any kind of roast meat, game and seasoned cheeses. It is best served at 18-20 degrees centigrade 

Vine variety: 100% Sangiovese

Soil: calcareous and poor, mainly limy, marly and rather permeable

Harvest: October 

Yield per hectare: 6 tons of grapes equal 40 hectoliters of wine.

Wine making process: Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation conducted with innovative techniques and carried out at a controlled temperature

Evolution/Ageing: 4 months in stainless steel vats, 12 months in oak barriques of Slavonic origin, 4 months in cement vats, ageing in bottle before selling

Technical features: alcohol 13,5% by volume

Tasting temperature: 18-20 degrees centigrade

Best served with: roast meat, game and seasoned cheeses.

For best result open bottle one hour before drinking.