Neropece Governo Uso Toscana 2021



This blend of 70% Sangiovese and 30% Merlot is manually harvested in late September, with a proportion of the grapes dried for 30 days before being added to the already fermented main batch. The final blend is aged for 3-4 months in French oak barrels. The result of this patient, labour-intensive approach is a densely coloured and flavoured wine that’s very approachable when young.

Deep cherry red in colour with a rich, heady nose of cassis, damson, tobacco and herbs, the palate is full and rich with sweet mulberry and prune on the open, chocolately tannins roll on the tongue with a long, tangy, savoury finish with hints of smoked meats and vanilla.

Governo is a winemaking technique known to go back to 14th century Tuscany whereby a proportion of the harvest is held back, partially dried and then added to the already fermenting first portion of the harvest. As well as adding depth, colour and alcohol, this re-fermentation process also helps stabilise the wine as well as reducing astringency in grapes like Sangiovese.

  • Full, rich, fruity
  • 750ml
  • 13.5% Alcohol
  • Cork
  • Drink by 2028

Producer: Terrescure

Andrea Valiani is a wine industry veteran of more than 40 years but only started his latest venture, with his son Marco, in 2016. The family start-up currently produces only three wines from 10 hectares of vineyards but has already established distribution in Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Hong Kong, Canada and now Ireland.

The plan over the next few years for Andrea and Marco is to add more vineyard holdings, focusing on indigenous varietals and winemaking techniques and styles traditional to Tuscany, like the Governo all'uso Toscana.

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