Named after Alfred's grandmother, this is a medium bodied wine - warm and humble just like its namesake. Aromas of lightly spiced plums and cherries lead to hints of chocolate, leather and lovely savoury characters. This easy drinking Sangiovese is generous and full flavoured with soft tannins.
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.
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
Alcohol: 13.8% Alc/Vol
Acid: 3.55 g/L
TA: 6.19 g/L