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Il Palagio di Panzano produces wines that mirror the unique character of the area. They are members of the Unione Viticoltori di Panzano and have made the decision to produce organic wine. For the family, sustainability for us is a synonym for “family-run”, too. They have the belief that they can guarantee the high quality of their wines by remaining as a small, family-run winery.
The grapes for this wine are always harvested by hand.
Fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks at a maximum temperature of 28° for 12-18 days with the cap of skins being submerged to help improve the wine's flavour. Frequent délestages are carried out as this gently extracts tannins from the grapes by oxygenating the juice to produce a softer, less astringent wine exhibiting more fruit character. The wine is then matured for 12-18 months in oak barrels, before spending a further 12 months ageing in the bottle
This wine is bright ruby red in colour. It has expressive aromas, with elegant notes of cherries and red fruits, hints of oak and earth. The palate is medium bodied as well as rounded and well-balanced. It has well-integrated acidity, strong but unostentatious tannins, a hint of spice and a long lasting finish.