'Campo d'Aquila' Todi Sangiovese doc 2015

todi - umbria, italy

 
 

VARIETALS: 85% Sangiovese, 15% Merlot

CLIMATE: Cold, wet winters with dry, sunny summers

SOIL: Mix of calcareous clay and sand

FARMING: Dry farmed, hand-harvested

WINEMAKING: 12 day maceration at controlled temperatures

AGING: 8-10 months in Slovenian Durmast oak barrels, 6 months in bottle

TASTING NOTES: Ruby red color with rich aromas of currants and blackberries. The palate is vivacious with a burst of red berries and the soft, rounded tannins characteristic of Sangiovese.

FOOD PAIRINGS: Strong cheese, red meat, and hearty pastas