Sangiovese Hill Country 2013 SOLD OUT

This field blend of 75% Sangiovese, 24% Tannat and 1% Petite Verdot grapes from San Saba County reveals a medium bodied wine with soft to moderate tannins. Deep garnet in color it has big aromas of cherries with hint of chocolate and black tea splashed with cinnamon.

Tasting Notes

Deep garnet in color this medium bodied dry red wine has moderate to soft tannins. Big aromas of cherries with hints of chocolate and black tea splashed with cinnamon. This incredible wine is tasting well now, having bottle-aged for fourteen months, with great potential for even more aging (April 2016).

Winemaker Notes

This wine is a field blend of 75% Sangiovese, 24% Tannat and 1% Petite Verdot grapes from Tio Pancho Vineyard in San Saba County. The grapes were crushed and went thru cold maceration for 5 days prior to inoculation and co-fermentation. Secondary (ML) fermentation and aging was in French Oak barrels for a period of 17 months.

Cooperage Notes

This wine was aged in neutral French Oak barrels.

StyleItalian
AppellationTexas Hill Country, San Saba County
VarietalSangiovese, Tannat, Petit Verdot
PairingPairs well with tomato based sauces and Texas BBQ. Perfect for hearty Italian food, steaks on the grill, or braised meats.
Alcohol13.40%
Bottle750ml
Bottled2015-02-01
Drinkablenow - 2020
Harvest Date2013-08-16
Harvest Brix24.2°
ph Level3.6