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Corindo Rosato 2021

Corindo Rosato 2021

Ranchelle

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  • Place: Tuscany, Italy.
  • Grapes: Sangiovese.
  • Farming: Certified organic.
  • Winemaking: Fermented and macerated in stainless steel.
  • Style: Dry, rosato wine, light body.

Producer Profile

Ranchelle is a small winery located in the Maremma region of Tuscany, Italy. Ranchelle is committed to sustainable viticulture and winemaking practices, and the wines are made with minimal intervention.

The vineyards at Ranchelle are planted with a variety of traditional Maremma grape varieties, including Sangiovese, Vermentino, and Ciliegiolo. The grapes are grown on clay-rich soils and are farmed using organic and biodynamic methods. No herbicides or pesticides are used in the vineyard.

The wines at Ranchelle are made with minimal intervention. The grapes are hand-picked and fermented with indigenous yeasts. The wines are aged in used oak barrels or concrete tanks.

The wines of Ranchelle are known for their purity of expression and their natural flavors. They are not filtered or fined, and they often have a slightly cloudy appearance. The wines are full of character and are a true reflection of the terroir of the Maremma region.

Wine Region

Tuscany, with its picturesque landscapes and historical significance, has been intertwined with viticulture since the Etruscan era. The Etruscans, who inhabited this region around 800 BC, were among the first to recognize the potential of Tuscan soil for wine production. The Romans continued the tradition, but it was during the Renaissance that Tuscany truly began to shine as a wine-producing region. The Medici family, rulers of Florence during the Renaissance, were avid patrons of the arts and wine, fostering an environment where viticulture thrived alongside art and science. Over the centuries, Tuscany has faced its share of challenges, from phylloxera outbreaks to economic downturns, but its spirit and dedication to wine have remained unbroken.

Tuscany is located in central Italy, stretching from the Apennines to the Tyrrhenian Sea. Its topography is characterized by rolling hills, fertile valleys, and a coastal plain. The region is crisscrossed by several rivers, with the Arno being the most prominent. These geographical features, combined with its Mediterranean climate, create a variety of microclimates that influence the character and profile of its wines.

The Tuscan terroir is as diverse as its landscapes. The western coastal areas, influenced by the sea, have a milder climate and sandy soils, while the central regions, protected by hills, have a mix of clay, limestone, and schist. This diversity allows for a wide range of grape varieties to flourish. The terroir, with its unique combination of soil and climate, imparts the wines with a distinct minerality and character, making them stand out on the global stage.

While Tuscany boasts a plethora of grape varieties, Sangiovese reigns supreme. This red grape variety is the backbone of many of Tuscany's most renowned wines, including Chianti, Brunello di Montalcino, and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. Other notable red varieties include Canaiolo, Colorino, and Merlot. On the white side, Trebbiano and Vernaccia are the stars, with Vernaccia di San Gimignano being one of Italy's most distinguished white wines.

Tuscany is home to several prestigious wine denominations. The most renowned is Chianti, with its iconic flask-shaped bottle and vibrant red hue. Brunello di Montalcino made entirely from Sangiovese, is another jewel in Tuscany's crown, known for its aging potential and depth of flavor. Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, though often overshadowed by its counterparts, offers elegance and complexity. On the white wine front, Vernaccia di San Gimignano stands out with its crisp acidity and floral notes. Beyond these, Tuscany also produces Super Tuscans, wines that don't adhere to traditional DOCG regulations but have gained international acclaim for their quality.

Tuscan cuisine, rooted in the "cucina povera" (peasant cooking) tradition, is simple yet flavorful. Dishes like "ribollita" (a hearty bread soup) or "bistecca alla fiorentina" (Florentine steak) are best paired with robust reds like Chianti or Brunello. Pecorino cheese, a Tuscan staple, goes beautifully with a glass of Vernaccia. For those indulging in "panzanella" (bread salad), a lighter red or even a Rosato from Tuscany can be an excellent choice.

• The term "Chianti Classico" refers to the original Chianti region, established in the 18th century, and should not be confused with the broader Chianti region.
• "Super Tuscan" wines emerged in the 1970s as a rebellion against restrictive wine regulations. These wines often blend Sangiovese with non-traditional varieties like Cabernet Sauvignon.
• The "Black Rooster" (Gallo Nero) is the emblem of Chianti Classico and symbolizes the historic rivalry between the cities of Florence and Siena.

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Are all your wines natural?

All our wines are made from organic or biodynamic grapes using a low intervention approach in the cellar.

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