Capezzana

Monna Nera I.G.T.

Estate grown blend of 50% Sangiovese, 20% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Syrah and 10% Canaiolo. Soft and smooth on the palate with notes of red cherry, wild berries and spice.
This wine is dedicated to Monna Nera, a Florentine noble woman who acquired Capezzana in 1475 and who dedicated her life to the winery. She was the first female winemaker of the region.

REGION: Tuscany, Italy

APPELLATION: Toscana I.G.T.

PRODUCTION AREA: Carmignano (Prato)

VARIETIES: 50% Sangiovese; 20% Merlot; 10% Cabernet ; 10% Syrah; 10% Canaiolo

VINIFICATION: Following harvest during the end of September, hand-picked grapes are pressed, then macerated under strictly controlled temperatures. The initial alcoholic fermentation takes places in stainless steel.

AGING: The wine is aged in Allier barrels for six months.

COLOR: Ruby red with shades of garnet red

AROMA: Fruity with sweet and spicy nuances.

PALATE: Soft and smooth on the palate, with flavors of wild berries and spice.  Well-balanced, with wonderful depth and a lingering finish.

SERVING SUGGESTIONS: Recommended with pasta, meats and cheeses.

ALCOHOL: 12.5%