Thursday, January 8, 2009

Sartori DiVerona Pinot Noir 2006 Provincia Di Pavia IGT

Deep ruby with a bluish tint, aromas of bing cherries, chocolate and spices spring from a Venetian fountain of cherry vanilla gelato. With a good bright finish, and painted with a palate of berries, this Pinot has fine mouthwatering tannins.

Winemaker's notes:

Area of production:
Provincia di Pavia

Soft pressing of the grapes is followed by a vinification for 12 to 15 days. Fermentation at controlled temperatures in small capacity tanks is followed by oak aging for approximately 12 month

Bright ruby color with violet reflexions; alluring bouquet with black cherry jam, cloves, and chocolate accompanied by spice notes and vanilla. Elegant balance and roundness of the various components in the mouth, enhanced by good acidity. Light almond notes on the finish and good length.

Food Matchings:
Ideal with roast lamb, grilled salmon, and poultry dishes

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