Ruby red. Primary hints of cherry and raspberry on the nose; followed by secondary and tertiary aromas of laurel, juniper, leather and tobacco. On the palate the wine is elegant and well-balanced, with sweet and silky tannins.
Poggio Valente 2018
€28.00 – €59.00
Appellation: Toscana Rosso IGT
Bottle size: 0,75L – 1,5L
Pairing: Beef meat from Maremma, pappardelle with hare sauce
0,75 L, 1,5 L
Poggio Valente is a cru vineyard which belongs to Fattoria Le Pupille since 1996, when Elisabetta decided to acquire it in Pereta, near Scansano. The project has set a focus on Sangiovese and within a few years the wine became another significant milestone with its expression of Maremma’s terroir.
Appellation: IGT Toscana Rosso
Grape: 100% Sangiovese
Total Acidity: 5,6 g/L
Vineyard Position: Poggio Valente vineyard (Pereta), altitude 280 meters above sea level
Vineyard Exposure: South – West
Vineyard Surface: 12 ha
Soil: Hilly vineyard, with the superficial layer rich in sand and a layer of sandstone origin underneath which gives balance and a silky texture to the wine tannins.
Implantation Date: early 70’s for the older vines up to 2000 for the younger
Implantation Dencity: 4500 plants/ha
Cultivation System: spur pruned cordon
Yield: 50 ql
Harvest: second half of September
Fermentation Temperature: 26°C in stainless steel vessels
Maceration Time: 25-30 days
Maturation: 18 months in new 500 L and 600 L tonneaux
Production: 45.000 bottles
Formats: 0.375 L., 0.75 L., 1.5 L., 3 L., 6 L., 9 L., 12 L., 18 L.
First Vintage Produced: 1997
Profile: Deep ruby red; a fantastic nose with primary hints of cherry and raspberry; laurel, juniper too, alternated with nuances of leather and tobacco. Powerful and elegant on the palate, the freshness is beautifully balanced by silky tannins of a very refined texture. Goes on for minutes.
Pairing: Maremma beef tartare, pappardelle in hare sauce