Petra Belvento Sireno Toscana IGT
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Area: Tuscany/ Toscana
Grape Variety: Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon e Sangiovese
The Sireno is a blend of Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon and Sangiovese that embodies the main varieties cultivated by the Petra Winery with a natural method aimed at preserving the biodiversity of viticultural heritage. This fusion results in a wine-making story which tells of a Maremma that is sincere, authentic and fully expresses the nature of these lands. We wait for the grapes to become perfectly ripe, so as to harvest them at the peak of their expressive potential.
After being selected by hand in the vineyard, the grapes arrive at the winery in small 15kg crates and then undergo a second careful sorting by hand. The wine is vinified in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 27°C. Malolactic fermentation and subsequent maturation, lasting not less than 12 months, takes place partly in small oak barrels (225 lt) and partly in large oak barrels (30/50 hl), both of which are strictly “never new” (used twice or three times previously) to retain all the aromatic properties obtained in the vineyard through techniques that respect nature and itsvital rhythms.
Tasting Notes: Dense and lively ruby colour, almost impenetrable, anticipating intense aromas of flowers and ripe red berries. A sunny aromatic framework reveals aromas of blackberries, blueberries, strawberries, black cherries, Mediterranean aromas, rosemary, thyme and green pepper. Soft and substantial in the mouth, fruity, fresh, with consistent balsamic aftertastes, crossed with a dense tannin, well integrated into the taste design.
Food Pairing: Perfect with salami and all sorts of pasta dishes.
The estate is steeped in a very special ecosystem, which breathes and whispers, permeated by warmth and with an underground current which pervades the soil and reaches us through the produce of the land – grapes, but a lot more too. Petra’s landscape and nature are unique: the green belt of the Colline Metallifere, near the Montioni Natural Park, with the Poggio Tre Cancelli Natural Reserve, up to the Sterpaia Coastal Park, looking over the Tyrrhenian Sea, a constant presence on the horizon, a single blue tone in a landscape otherwise dominated by two essential colours – green and russet. To know more about Petra – click here.