2019 Pizzini Sangiovese Nonna Gisella

Vinification

The winemaking involves a selection of techniques from cold maceration to maintain the fruit weight and freshness, and hot fermentation to add that typical Pizzini style to the wine. This wine is aged in a mixture of large format oak barrels and barriques with some batches aged in stainless steel tanks to maintain vibrancy and freshness.

 

Maturation

Oak: 50%, Stainless steel tanks 50%
Oak portion: Gamba, 35% Nevers, 35% Allier, 30%
Oak age: 10% new oak
Oak toasting: 100% medium
Fining agent: Light egg white
Filtration: Cross flow

 

The wine

This vibrant wine is ruby in colour with a red brick hue. Initially the nose shows fresh red cherry and dried herb characters then as the wine opens up, blood plums and dark chocolate which synonymous with this wine. This easy drinking Sangiovese has it all, earthiness, spiced plums, cherries, chocolate and dried Italian herbs. The savoury finish is met with soft and well-balanced acidity. It is the perfect Pizza wine and is also fabulous with a bowl of Nonna’s Spaghetti Bolognese.

 

Final Analysis

Alcohol: 13.8% Alc/Vol                                       
Acid: 3.55 g/L                                                       
TA: 6.19 g/L

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