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.