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Il Fitto, Italy


Syrah Cortona DOC


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100% Cortona Syrah DOC.
Estate grown and hand harvested fruit coming from 5 hectares of vineyards as part of a small farm. Less than 10k bottles produced annually. Family owned estate going back over 100 years. Vineyards are located at altitudes of350 meters.
Aged for about 15 months in a variety of aged French oak barriques with only a small portion in new oak. Spends at least a month in stainless steel tank before it rests at least 6 months in bottle.
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Ruby red in color with intense highlights.
Intense aromas of red fruit, spice and a little vanilla.
Full bodied on the palate, powerful yet elegant and well balanced.
Serve with roasts, game, rich pasta sauces and seasoned cheeses.
Ability to age 10 – 15 years.

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