Discover all there is to know about Grance Senesi DOC wine. You will find information about the vines that make up Grance Senesi DOC wine, the organoleptic characteristics, information about the specification and best food and Grance Senesi DOC wine combinations.
GRANCE SENESI DOC
|Province of Siena (Tuscany), municipalitie of Rapolano Terme, Murlo, Asciano, Monteroni D’Arbia and Sovicille.
|Black grape varieties: Sangiovese, blck Canaiolo, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot plus black grape varieties allowed in Tuscany.
White grape varieties: Tuscan Trebbiano, long white Malvasia plus white grape varieties allowed in Tuscany.
|First and main courses of Tuscan cuisine, cold cuts, cured meats, semi-mature cheese.
|Red, Red Reserve, White, Raisin, Late Hrvest, Long White Malvasia, Sangiovese, Canaiolo, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.
ORGANOLEPTIC CHARACTERISTICS OF GRANCE SENESI DOC WINE
The specification of Red Grance Senesi DOC requires the wine to be ruby red in colour tending towards garnet with aging. The olfactory profile of Red Grance Senesi DOC wine is vinous with an intense fruity aroma. On the palate the taste is dry, full and harmonious.
The specification of White Grance Senesi DOC wine require thee wine to be straw-yellow in colour. The olfactory profile of White Grance Senesi DOC wine is fine, fruity and delicate. On the palate the taste is dry, fresh and sapid.
COMBINATIONS WITH GRANCE SENESI DOC WINE
What to combine with Grance Senesi DOC wine? Tuscany offers a very interesting Italian gastronomic scenario. A land of gastronomic excellence such as Chianina and Maremmana beef, Cinta Senese pork or game such as duck, hare and wild boar.
Typical Tuscan hor d’oeuvres with cold cuts, such as Tuscan ham, fennel flavoured cured pork meat (finocchiona) and cured pork meat packed in a thick intestine (soprassata) rigorously accompanied by croutons with Tuscan liver paste.
The main course, for example, the very famous Florentine steak and countless stews such as Tuscan black pepper beef and wild boar while on the Tyrrhenian coast, fish specialities such as Livorno-style fish stew or Maremma-style cod.
CURIOSITIES OF GRANCE SENESI DOC WINE
The DOC Grance Senesi wine was born in the land of the gullies, travertine and yellow marble that extends between the Chianti area and Val d’Orcia. Grance Senesi DOC wine owes its name to the fortified farms and granaries which were widespread throughout the south of Siena: the Grance, farms with large granaries and cellars that were used to keep and protect farm produce from the land holdings of the Hospital of Our Lady of the Staircase in Siena.