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Sangiovese Toscana IGT “Il Cavaliere”
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“My family has been cultivating these lands with completely natural methods since the 1950s: my grandfather, my father, me and now my daughter.”
DENOMINATION: IGT Toscana Sangiovese
GRAPE VARIETIES: 100% Sangiovese
AREA OF PRODUCTION: Chianti
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14%.
SIZE: 75 cl
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16-18°C
TYPE OF WINE: Red
AGING: in cement
PAIRINGS: Grilled or baked red meat, game, pasta dishes with meat sauces
Cinta Senese DOP pork liver pate
Barbecues or dinners with friends
WE CHOSE IT BECAUSE
It is the king of Tuscan vines and is made in an area of great viticultural vocation
“Il Cavaliere” is one of the most authentic expressions of Sangiovese you can taste. This is because Alessandro Bandinelli uses, from the vineyard to the winery, the most advanced techniques of modern biodynamics. In this way, the Sangiovese that emerges is sincere and leads back to its terroir with every taste, while showing excellent structure and great personality.
The harvest is done manually, while fermentation and aging take place in small cement vats.
Its ruby red color shows great cohesion and luminosity.
The bouquet is intense and anticipates the softness that will be found on the palate, showing the true face of Sangiovese.
On the palate it is slightly tannic but absolutely balanced; the aftertaste is pleasant and recalls the landscape of the wonderful Tuscan hills.
At the table, it is the wine par excellence of spring barbecues. Red meat cooked in all ways, meat and game sauces, as well as classic Tuscan recipes such as Tuscan crostino: “Il Cavaliere” accompanies and enhances the most intense flavors to perfection.
INGREDIENTS AND BENEFITS
A glass of wine a day keeps the doctor away!
It is clear that wine is not harmful to our bodies, as a substance given to us by nature in the form of fruit from which man over the centuries has managed to obtain this heavenly beverage. We can guarantee that our winemakers work by following ancient methods, supported by the aid of contemporary technologies: this is why we feel confident in saying that Italian wine, the real one, is a panacea for body and mind.
The presence of polyphenols in wine (to a lesser extent in white wines and in large quantities in reds, especially when aged) provides constant protection against cellular oxidation, the main culprit of aging and cellular deterioration.
Perhaps even more obvious and important, however, are the psychological benefits that a good glass of Italian wine can give you: the lightheartedness it brings to an evening with friends, the romance it helps to create in a couple’s dinner, the passion it is able to unleash in anyone lucky enough to taste its essences.
We receive your order, prepare it and ship it in 24/36 hours.
We are aware that excellent products need excellent packaging and at the same time we cannot risk damaging in any way the precious Italian culinary jewels: for this reason, our warehouse is equipped with temperature and lighting ideal for food preservation and the most delicate ones (cheeses, cold cuts and craft beers) are stored inside cold rooms. During shipping, on the other hand, each product is protected with the packaging most appropriate to its characteristics.
Cheeses and cured meats, which despite being aged require special care, travel accompanied by a special slow-release gel ice inside isothermal bags: in this way freshness is preserved until the goods arrive at your home.
For our craft beers, which are unpasteurized and therefore more sensitive to high temperatures than normal, we use special isothermal bubble wrap, which can ensure that the accumulated cold is maintained for the shipping time while protecting the bottles from shocks.
To secure the precious bottles of Italian wine, we have equipped ourselves with special inflatable bags, designed solely for the purpose of immobilizing and protecting this product inside the box.
For jars containing a thousand Italian goodnesses, we use special protective bubble wrap liners.
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