Azienda Agraria San Gregorio S.S.

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IGT Toscana Canaiolo

Description
GRAPES: 100% Canaiolo 
HARVEST TIME: half September beginning of October 
HARVESTING METHOD: handmade 
FERMENTATION TANK: cement 
FERMENTATION: 6-8 days 
FERMENTATION TEMPERATURE: 26-28 degrees 
BOTTLE AGING: 3 month
Canaiolo is an old vine variety of Etruscan origins used in Chianti for ages. Historically it can be found in the grapes variety adopted to produce Chianti , alongwith Trebbiano and Malvasia and with other red vines like Colorino, aiming at softening Sangiovese’s coarse character and give color to Chianti wine. Canaiolo is a fine and elegant wine, with a light red ruby colour, perfumed with a peerless drinkability.
Pier de Crescenzi in the early 1300s, in the "Agriculture Treaty” referred to it as "Canajuola", "a beautiful grape and to be stored".
SENSORY PROFILE: Floral notes of rose petals, red flowers and fresh fruits accompanied by memories of aromatic herbs. Round mouth, crossed by a gentle freshness and a pleasant minerality, hints of fresh fruit that in the mouth ar
  • Type of wine: Red
  • Grape: Other red grape
  • Wine styles: Medium-bodied red
  • Wine specifics:
  • Alcohol %: 14
  • Volume, ml: 750
  • Vintage: 2019
  • Suggested for meat: White meat, Red meat, Vegetarian, Sea
  • Suggested for cooking type: Spicy, Cooked, Fried

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