TENACE is a wine designed for ageing that comes from Sangiovese Grosso grapes, the same used for the production of Brunello di Montalcino. It has an exclusive colour, fragrance and taste, result of 24 months ageing.
Classification: Chianti Riserva D.O.C.G.
Production area: Vinci – Florence – Tuscany
Vine variety: 85% Sangiovese Grosso, 10% Colorino and 5% Canaiolo
Production technology: The grapes are harvested by hand and channeled into stainless steel tanks where the alcoholic fermentation begins at a controlled temperature of 28°C 30°C, with avarage maceration time of 20 days. Daily reassemble interventions and targeted délestage techniques are then carried out to improve extraction of color, flavors and scents.
Ageing: 12 months in French oak barrels, followed by ageing in bottle before release.
Storage: 5 years after bottling.
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Tasting notes: Deep ruby red color, tending to garnet. Large and elegant aroma with notes of ripe red fruits and spices. The palate has a harmonic input. Excellent balance between tannin origin and final result, with a lasting finish of licorice and tobacco.
Serving temperature: 18° C – 20° C
Food pairing: The tannins make it a wine suitable for savoury dishes with deep aromas, cacciagione meat stew and aged cheeses.