Wine Maker Notes
Vignali Roccamora is born from the collaboration between Gian Andrea Tinazzi and Gaetano Alfano: the estate is located in Agrigento and extends on a total surface of 31 hectares (28 ha. of vineyard; 3 ha. of olive trees). The soil of this province are extremely arid and clayey, with chalky stratifications. The Mediterranean climate, warm and dry, dominates the coast of the island, but the seas’ influence creates some particular weather conditions that give origin to a continuous ventilation.
Sangiovese is a red Italian wine grape variety whose name derives from the Latin sanguis Jovis, "the blood of Jove". Though it is the grape of most of central Italy from Romagna down to Lazio, Campania and Sicily, outside Italy it is most famous as the main component of the blend Chianti, Carmignano, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano and Morellino di Scansano, although it can also be used to make varietal wines such as Brunello di Montalcino, Rosso di Montalcino or Sangiovese di Romagna, as well as modern "Super Tuscan" wines like Tignanello.
Raw ham and melon, pasta with sardine, grilled white and red meat, grilled fish. Serve at 16-18°C.