Crognolo Toscana IGT 2015

Tenuta Sette Ponti

Crognolo Toscana IGT 2015 play

Region: Italy / Tuscany
Grapes: 100% Sangiovese

Clay and sand soils as well as Tuscany’s special stony galestro limestone, combined with ideal sun exposure and a climate tempered by the Mediterranean, provide an ideal climate for the Sangiovese grape. Low yields of excellent-quality hand harvested fruit ensure a rich and concentrated result. Following hand sorting and destemming, grapes are fermented in a combination of temperature-controlled and lined open-top tanks. Lots are blended first when the wine is placed in barriques and again at the first racking. Crognolo is aged for 10 - 14 months in French Allier barriques and 5 - 6 months in bottle.

91 Points

Wine Advocate

2015 vintage
91 Points

2015 vintage
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harvest note

2015 has shown to be a very good vintage. After a mild and rainy winter, the vegetative start was in the second week of April with the arrival of spring and higher temperatures. The spring rains helped a lot the vegetation and ensured the water supply for the following summer. In June and mid-July temperatures were above the seasonal average, but by the end of July the temperatures lowered, returning to the average thanks to long rainy days, which was really good for the vines. The grapes were of an excellent quality. The wonderful structure and the elegant, soft tannins are the main elements of this vintage.

tasting note

Intense ruby red in color, the wine has a fruity, spicy bouquet and ripe cherry and berries on the palate. It has the vivid acidity typical of Sangiovese, with well-integrated tannins and an earthy finish.

food pairing

Delicious with full flavored meats and roasts. Noble, braised red meats

technical data

GRAPES: 100% Sangiovese
PH: 3.47
ACIDITY: 5.60 g/l
ABV: 13.5%
AGING: Aged for 10-14 months in French Allier barriques and 5-6 months in bottle

points of distinction

  • A Super Tuscan – style wine made from Sangiovese.
  • Matured for in French oak
  • about the grape +
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“This is the place where I was born. A lovely valley protected from northern winds . . . an area that offers great wines . . .”

– Antonio Moretti, Owner

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