Name: Nittardi Ad Astra D.O.C. Maremma
Varietal: Sangiovese 40%, Cabernet Sauvignon 25%, Merlot 20%, Syrah 5%, Cabernet Franc 5%, secret grape varieties 5%
Soil: Mostly sand rich with pebble and clay
Reben pro Hectar: 6600
Production: Fermentation in 5 and 10.5-ton stainless steel tanks, followed by 14 months of aging in French oak barrique (10% new) and 4 months bottle aging.
Profile: Deep ruby red, ripe fruit with notes of currant, raspberry and violet essence. A felicitous balance of round and grippy tannins with a fresh minerality. Shows beautiful bouquet; a refreshing drinking wine with elegance and complexity. Excellently suited to all variations of fish and different appetizers. Best served at approx. 16° C (61° F).