2019 Salcheto Chianti Docg BiskeroBlend from Italy
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"Award for Sustainable Viticulture Winner, Gambero Rosso Guide, 2014 There should be a synergy between the earth and all growing things, man included. At Salcheto they try to r...
"Award for Sustainable Viticulture Winner, Gambero Rosso Guide, 2014 There should be a synergy between the earth and all growing things, man included. At Salcheto they try to respect this relationship on a daily basis, as they attempt to maintain a balance with nature through sustainable farming and winemaking practices. These include non-invasive organic and biodynamic growing methods, as well as systematic energy and water conservation. Salco means the willow tree in the ancient Tuscan language, an important plant for wine territories throughout history as its branches were used to bind and the vines. Salcheto is the name of the stream , which springs at the foot of the town of Montepulciano and winds through a valley where willows abounded. This stream is the boundary of our organic and biodynamic estate, rooted in the historic district of Vino Nobile, in the southeast of the Siena province of Tuscany. The willow tree, a species that we continue to replant at the winery, also contributes to the winery’s energy independence, is today prominently represented in our logo as part of our commitment to environmental sustainability."-Importer
|Varietal(s)||Sangiovese, Merlot, Canaiolo, Mammolo|
|Features||Organic and Biodynamic|
|Taste||red fruit, strawberry, raspberry, currant, black cherry, plum, bell pepper, olive, oak, smoke, toast, tar, violets, cherry, raspberry and plum|
|Nose||asparagus, green pepper, red fruit, violet, rose, truffle, earth, coffee, leather, violets, cherry, raspberry and plum|