Tenuta di Sesta Poggio d'Arna - Rosso Toscana 2016
The Poggio d'Arna shows that the Sangiovese grapes mix well with international grapes and produce a good wine. They get six months of maturing (slower oak) and six months of barrique. The vineyard is located at the monastery at 280 meters altitude, with a southern location.
This wine is created from a blend of Sangiovese, Merlot and Cabernet Franc and is aged for one year in French Allier barriques and 15 hl Slavonian oak barrels. It has a deep ruby red color with a purplish tinge. It leaves an intense aroma with overtones of red pulp and pleasant notes of spice. To taste, it is mouth-filling, structured and balanced by the right freshness and velvety tannin. A high-quality wine from the combination of a variety of French grapes and those from the territory of Montalcino which offers a different and original drink with new tastes while maintaining the typical characteristics of Sesta. Colour deep ruby red color with violet brilliant effect. Scent notes of fresh red fruits, spicy aromas (intense note of licorice). taste harmonious, soft, zesty, fascinating and full-bodied wine.
Suitable for every occasion. Excellent with a wide selection of food: red meats, cheeses, hand made pasta with meat and tomato sauce, hours d' oeuvres, cold cuts, bruschetta, vegetables, fish and traditional soups.