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Antonio Sanguineti, Nessun Dorma I.G.T.
(NAY-soon DOHR-mah)

 

Tasting Notes: “Nessun Dorma” is the favorite aria of “il Maestro” Antonio Sanguineti, and this wine is one of our favorite accessible, friendly blends. With vines carefully selected from all around Toscana, including Sangiovese from Capraia e Limite (Montalbano), Merlot from Gavorrano (Grosseto), and Syrah from Suvereto (Livorno), the Maestro has made a true “SuperTuscan.” The Merlot is intensely floral and elegant, while the Sangiovese is fresh and bright. The Syrah adds depth and body, offering a bold expression of forest-floor truffle, ripe cherry, and blackberry preserves.

Location Toscana, Italia.
(Multiple locations)
12 hectares.
Soil Clay and sandstone.
Estate Antonio Sanguineti.
(ahn-TOE-nee-oh sawn-gwee-NAY-tee)
Vine Spurred Cordon.
4,000 vines/hectare.
1 bottle/plant yield.
Winemaker Antonio Sanguineti.
(ahn-TOE-nee-oh sawn-gwee-NAY-tee)
Vinification Stainless steel for 20 days (Sangiovese). Open vat for 15-20 days (Merlot & Syrah).
Varietals 50% Sangiovese,
30% Merlot,
20% Syrah.
Barrel 2nd and 3rd passage open vats (Merlot & Syrah).
Residual Sugar 0 grams per liter. Maturation 8 months in the barrel.
2 months in the bottle.
Acidity 5.5 grams per liter. Vintage Production 2,000 cases.
Alcohol 13.0% by volume. Foot Fairing Spinach and mushroom ravioli with Parmesan, Chicken Marsala, and Beef Stroganoff.
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