Achille IGT Toscana Red

TENUTA I COLLI

 

 

 

Dedicated to Achille Sergardi, who devoted his life and energy to the Republic of Siena at the end of the 1400s.

 

Appellation: IGT Toscana Red

Grape varietals: Sangiovese 100%

Soil: terrain with ample skeleton – rock of the Montagnola hills.

Vinification and aging: fermentation takes place in stainless steel vats and maceration lasts circa 15 days at a controlled temperature of 28° C. Shortly after malolactic fermentation the wine is transferred into barriques for refinement at Tenuta I Colli.

Tasting notes: intense ruby red colour. An intense and fruity bouquet. More evident are the accents of mature red fruit, cherries and blackberries. Achille is very round, sweet and soft in the mouth which make is so delicious and easy to drink. The finish is characterized by a persistent flavor, a very inviting wine.

Serving suggestions: white and red meat (both roasts or salted), game, cheeses and traditional Mediterranean first courses.

Serving temperature: 18° C – open 1 hour ahead of time. Store at a constant temperature of circa 17° C away from light.