Piropo

I.G.T. TOSCANA Pinot Nero

Grape Variety: Pinot Noir

Fermentation: In 50 Hl barrels of French Oak for 18 days

Maturation: In 18 Hl barrels of French Oak for at least 24 months

Refinement: In bottle for a minimum of 9 months before being placed on the market

Organoleptic Characteristics

Colour: Ruby red with garnet tones

Nose: Elegant, spiced with delicate fruit in young and pleasant bouquet

Palate: Dry and well balanced, rich fruit, consistent, well structured and harmonious with pleasant background tannins

Serve at: 18 degrees Celsius

Best accompanied by: Pasta with meat sauces; delicate red meats (veal, pork etc.); marinated and grilled white meats and wild fowl; salt cod and stockfish. 

PIROPO is the pyrope, a rare type of garnet which has a purple tonality and was used as a poetic metaphor for wine from Tuscany by Renaissance writers.