GRAPES 100% Sangiovese
Color: The 2018 Farnese Fantini Sangiovese Terre di Chieti has a garnet red.
Animated Aroma of red fruits, cherries and herbaceous characters that provide a unique aromatic experience in the glass.
Mouth: The palate has bright fruity notes of strawberries and cherries with subtle hints of vanilla and oak. The wine is balanced, medium-bodied, with fixed integrated tannins, fresh acid and a long aftertaste.
APPELLATION: Terre di Chieti
VINEYARD: The grapes for the Sangiovese "Terre di Chieti" are grown in the municipalities of Ortona and San Salvo on the Adriatic coast of Abruzzo. The vineyards are situated at an altitude of 1,400 feet above 540 at sea level and are oriented to the southeast. It has limestone floors and clay and are prepared using the pergola system. The harvest in 2018 was a relatively mild climate with sufficient rainfall. These are excellent quality grapes with good sugar content of tannin and color.
AGEING: maceration and fermentation at 20-22 °C for 9-11 days. Between 10 - 20% of the wine was aged in oak and the rest in stainless steel.
WINE PAIRING: Excellent with all dishes of traditional Italian cuisine as well as meat and fish in the oven.
RIGHT TEMPERATURE SERVICE: 16-18 °C