Sestadisopra 2019 Toscana Sangiovese IGT
These are always some of the most exciting wines coming out of Brunello. Raspberry and strawberry dominate the nose, but the palate carries hints of moist earth and leather typical of Montalcino. Lighter in body and style than the Rosso or Brunello, this is a perfect weeknight dinner wine ready to drink now.
Ettore Spina and his wife, Enrica Bandirola, owners of Sesta di Sopra, planted a new vineyard OF Sangiovese in 2005. It has the same Galestro soils as the others, perfect for taming Sangiovese's natural vigor. Unfortunately, in Montalcino all of the Brunello di Montalcino and Rosso di Montalcino vineyards are all registered and controlled, and they aren't allowing any more to be added right now, so the wine that comes from this new vineyard has to be designated an IGT (Indicates Geographic Tipicity) making this wine exceptional value for the quality.