ASCIONE: from the best selection of Sangiovese called in Montepulciano “Prugnolo gentile” of different vineyards, in order to obatin a very structured wine but at the same time smooth and elegant likely to age for a long time in bottle, very balanced, produced only when we have excellent vintage. Limited production of about 1000 bottles per year.
GRAPES: Sangiovese called in Montepulciano “Prugnolo gentile”, black Canaiolo, Colorino, Mammolo.
AGING: this vino Nobile riserva “Ascione” ages 1 years in large Slavonian oak barrels, and then 1 year in the slavonian oak barrels/tonneaux, and then a year in the French oak barriques/tonneaux (tot. 3 years aging) plus 2 years of aging in bottle before bein sold.
FOOD PAIRING: mature pecorino cheese and goat cheese, Cinta senese cold cuts, handmade egg pasta with meat sauce like a chianina beef ragout or a wild boar one, game meat in general can perfectly pair with it either as a pasta dressing or a pot roast, a classic Fiorentina t-bone steak (rare would be the choice in Tuscany!), roast lamb, pork or beef. Tuscany!), roast lamb, pork or beef. If the wine is balanced and ready to drink it goes perfectly with truffle dishes. The same pairings are valid or just enjoy a glass on its own to appreciate its balance and depth, perhaps with some 75% dark chocolate.
FLUID OUNCES: 0,75 liter.
ALCOHOL VOLUME: 13,5 %
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