Ancarani / Romagna Sangiovese Oriolo 2016 / 750mL

Ancarani / Romagna Sangiovese Oriolo 2016 / 750mL

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Grape: Sangiovese

Geography: Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Appellation: Romagna

Features: Organic, Sustainable

 

100% Sangiovese, aged in cement vats, native yeasts.

Colour : Ruby red with a garnet vein.

 

Fragrance : Floral with strong evidence of Violet Mammola and Pomegranate notes.

Flavour : Important structure with a sharp entrance but determined taste, long lasting. Dry, nicely astringent and bitter-salty hint in the end.

3-month-ripening natural fermentation.

At least 12-month-storage in vitrified concrete barrels, to guarantee the evolution of the body of the wine.

To be stored in bottle for at least 3 months, to achieve a structured full-bodied wine.

No strict clarification filtrations.

No new barriques or wood chips for tanning.

 

Claudio Ancarani is a third generation winemaker working in the vineyard inherited from his grandfather. He was taught about the land by his his father who passed down methods that use no mechanization and respect the terroir. Claudio believes in non-interventionist winemaking, utilizing only indigenous varietals, organic grapes manually picked, native yeast, and no manipulation of any kind. His wines are aged in stainless or cement only. The soil in Santa Lucia is a combination of clay, lime & sand.


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