Barbanera Toscana Rosso ‘Governo’ | 2020
Importer Notes: A technique invented in 14th century Toscana to aid fermentation before the advent of temperature controlled tanks. Partially dried grapes are placed into the wine contributing to a complete fermentation while adding depth, richness and concentrated aromas.
Grapes: 70% Sangiovese 30% Merlot
Soil: Calcareous & clay.
Winemaking: Fermentation in stainless steel. Dried grapes are added after the original fermentation where it then re-ferments adding texture, depth and body. The wine is then aged 6 months in French barrique.
Tasting Notes: Dark berries, cocoa, balsamic, raisins and hazelnuts. Rich, complex and velvety.
Pairings: Grilled beef and pork.