San Pio, Mastrojanni
Organic

San Pio, Mastrojanni - 2017

Item # 14616 750mL
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Certified Organic

Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard. Certified in the country of origin.


Tasting Notes

San Pio is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Sangiovese. Dark aromas of black cherries and berries, along with herbs, leather, and peppercorn abound. With moderate tannins, this is best enjoyed with rich, meat-based meals, such as roasts or stews.


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About the Producer

Azienda Agricola Mastrrojanni Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy In 1975, a lawyer named Gabriele Mastrojanni bought the San Pio and Loreto estates, which are concentrated in the southeastern part of Montalcino, Castelnuovo dell’Abate. He was motivated by the land’s purity - where historically, there was little cultivation and the few people in the area raised sheep, he found nothing but sparse land up...

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