Why I suggest Nipozzano Vecchie Viti Riserva DOCG
Sangiovese IGT in Blend with other Tuscan complementary grapes. Historic vineyards in the production of Sangiovese grapes of the Castello Nipozzano, adopt the diversity of Tuscany, with the help of winemakers and modernity. Refine for long periods in large barrels. A brilliant wine from the Marchesi Frescobaldi winery that has a century-old experience. Long-lived wine with an aristocratic and vibrant character given by an important mark already at the first taste. Superior class wine, ductile, fresh with a dry flavor. The scent masters and guarantees the expectation, a wine suitable for making lunch or dinner pleasant and convivial.
The Sommelier: Wine of great complexity with good alcohol content, 13.50% Vol. Grapes from old Sangiovese vines give way to a wine with a ruby red color and garnet nail, with an important percentage of dry extract. Spicy aroma, the fruity of bergamot prevails. On the palate a ripe and silky roasted tannin, hints of black cherry, candied fruit, cocoa berry powder, freshly ground coffee. Excellent balance of tannins, in the mouth rich, warm, the high alcohol content lasts long in the finish.
Suggested pairings: Welcome with the typical appetizers of each region; Strong dishes: Lasagna alla Pugliese, Tagliatelle with duck ragout, stuffed tortelli, cappelletti, veal wheel rosbif, mixed roast pork, lamb, excellent on risotto with mushrooms and white truffle, vegetable soups with lamb .
Uncork and air ½ h before serving at a temperature between 16 - 18 ° C in a large Ballon glass.
Cellar: Castello di Nipozzano is the ancient stronghold defending Florence, one of the most famous and historical properties of the Frescobaldi family. The historical meaning of the name Nipozzano "without a well", testifies to the scarcity of water in the area ... go to the file.