A fruit-forward and spicy blend of Merlot and Shiraz, with an intriguing body. Produced from low yield vineyards with vinification conducted in stainless steel and short bottle fining.
Deep ruby red with violet hues. Elegant and complex aroma with hints of black cherries, red currant, blueberry and a light touch black pepper. Soft tannins and a pleasant acidity are balanced by a deep and full body.
The Santa Maria alla Pieve Estate is situated in Italy, in the Veneto Region, 16 kilometres east of Verona inside the Val d’Illasi, a picturesque semi-levelled area which the torrent of the same name flows through. The Val d’Illasi is surrounded to the north , by the chain of the Small Dolomites which form slopes that take it sweetly down to the valley below.
The Santa Maria alla Pieve Estate is part of the the Colognola ai Colli commune and consists of a total sur-face of about 21 hectares cultivated as vineyards. Tenuta Santa Maria Alla Pieve has also properties in others locations of the veronese wine production areas.