Torre Alle Tolfe Chianti Colli Senesi
Nestled in the picturesque hills of Chianti near the historical city of Siena, Torre Alle Tolfe's 2020 Chianti Colli Senesi is a red wine that encapsulates the rustic charm and rich viticultural heritage of the Toscana region. Under the meticulous care of owner Mania Castelli and winemaker Giacomo Mastretta, this 100% Sangiovese wine is a homage to traditional Italian winemaking, exuding a character that is as enchanting as the landscapes from which it originates.
The journey of the 2020 Torre Alle Tolfe Chianti Colli Senesi begins in the vineyards, where the Sangiovese grapes are nurtured on young, sandy soils rich in oyster fossils, at altitudes of around 320m. Following a month-long maceration, the wine is aged for a year in cement, retaining the pristine essence of Sangiovese while adding a layer of complexity that tantalizes the palate.
Nose: The nose is greeted with a captivating bouquet of mixed red berries, black cherry, and hints of violet, embodying the vibrant aromas of a blooming Tuscan garden in spring.
Palate: On the palate, this Chianti is fresh and angular, with the substantial tannicity of Sangiovese softened, delivering a harmonious blend of wild blackberries, black cherries, and blueberries. The absence of oak aging preserves the natural fruitiness of the wine, creating a pure and authentic taste experience.
Finish: The finish is a graceful blend of fruit and terroir, leaving a lasting impression of the Italian countryside with a gentle whisper of floral and fruity notes that beckon for another sip.
The 2020 Torre Alle Tolfe Chianti Colli Senesi, with its robust and authentic character, pairs wonderfully with traditional Italian cuisine. Its balanced tannins and vibrant acidity complement hearty dishes like lasagna, grilled meats, and tomato-based pasta sauces. Additionally, the wine's floral notes create a beautiful synergy with lighter fares like a fresh Caprese salad or bruschetta, making it a versatile choice for various culinary settings. Whether it's a family gathering or a romantic dinner under the Tuscan stars, this Chianti promises to elevate the meal to a memorable Tuscan escapade