Wine Vecchia Cantina di Montepulciano, "Le Seianti" Chianti DOCG, 2011
Wine ruby red color with purple hues.
Balanced wine with soft tannins well integrated on the palate and a long rounded finish.
In a fragrant bouquet of wine come to the fore tones of red berries. Over time, the flavor develops and acquires light notes of vanilla, toasted bread and oak.
Traditionally, wine is served to red meat, in particular - steaks on the grill, meat starters and sausages.
When it comes to Italy and the Chianti region, probably, everyone will think about wine. Chianti is the most famous and renowned wines in the world. "Le Seianti" Chianti - wine, which gives the opportunity to touch the traditional, historically Tuscan winemaking. The name "Le Seianti" comes from the name of the Etruscan wealthy women - Seianti Hanunia Tlesnasa, who lived about 150-160 BC Her sarcophagus was found near Chianti Montepulciano and is currently on display at the British Museum in London.
Wine "Le Seyyanti" is a blend of Sangiovese and Canaiolo with vineyards in the area of Montepulciano and neighboring villages the province of Siena. The vineyards are located at an altitude of 250 to 450 meters above sea level. The soils in the area have an average texture. Wine is made in true Italian style, using both traditional methods of Tuscan winemaking and innovative modern approach. The grapes are separated from the stalks and gently pressed. Subsequent fermentation and maceration in steel containers at a temperature of 26-28 ° C lasting about 10-12 days. Wine is aged 2-3 months in Slovenian oak casks and then another 3 months in bottle. Wine storage capacity ranges from 3 to 5 years, as it can be consumed young.
Vecchia Cantina di Montepulciano was founded in 1937 in Tuscany a group of 14 connoisseurs of good Italian wine and is the oldest co-operative in the region. For 70-odd years Vecchia Cantina di Montepulciano has turned into one of the largest wineries in the region, which boasts not only for its rich history, but also the great wines, created by unique methods of farming. The farm has a huge land area of more than 1,100 hectares of vineyards: 280 hectares set aside for crops for wine Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, 120 hectares - for wines Rosso di Montepulciano, 340 hectares - for wines Chianti, 70 hectares - for wines Valdichiana and 25 hectares - to wines Cortona. In the remaining areas of the grapes are grown for local and table wines. The main grape varieties farms for red wines are Sangiovese, Canaiolo, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz; for white - Trebbiano, Malvasia, Grechetto, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay.