Ruby red color, juicy hints of cherry and raspberry on the nose with light notes of Mediterranean scrub and floral notes. Medium-bodied with crisp tannins on the palate and a fresh and long finish. It goes well with appetizers and first courses of creative Tuscan cuisine. It is recommended to...
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Nittardi is a winery in the heart of the Chianti Classico, on the hills on the border between the provinces of Florence and Siena. The Tenuta di Nittardi was originally a defense tower known since the sixteenth century with the name of "Nectar Dei". In the 16th century it was owned by the famous Renaissance artist Michelangelo Buonarroti who in 1549, while he was in Rome to paint the Sistine Chapel, asked his nephew Lionardo to send bottles of Nittardi wine to Rome to offer to Pope Julius II as a "genuine gift ”Claiming himself to prefer“ two barrels of wine rather than eight shirts ”.
Casanuova di Nittardi is a pure Sangiovese grown in the Doghessa vineyard. The vineyard is located at an altitude of 450 meters facing south-east and has a medium depth soil, rich in Galestro and Alberese.