Tenuta Casenuove – ZIIK Sangiovese
The 2019 vintage is undoubtedly one of the best of the decade. Quality and volume of production were there. It was the perfect opportunity to turn a project into reality: creating a sparkling rosé brut wine made with 100% of the flagship Chianti Classico grape variety: the sangiovese. ZIIK is born! Tenuta Casenuove, Austruy Vineyards estate, spreads its 120 ha in the enchanting landscapes of Tuscany. For the elaboration of ZIIK we have selected the best plots, in the heart of the estate: Sommassa, San Martino Vecchio, Lepre.
Soil: shale and clay (galestro)
Varieties: 100% Sangiovese
Vinification: The vinification in our cellars has started by gentle pressing to preserve the fruit and to obtain a delicate shade of pink.
Foam Setting: Charmat Method (foaming in vat) 4 months on the lees.
Alcool: 12 %
Residual sugar: With a residual sugar of 4 g/l, ZIIK is a Brut classified wine.
Serving temperature: 8 ° C
Tasting: Its delicate bouquet of rose is pleasantly accompanied on the palate by notes of crisp red fruits, blackcurrants and wild strawberries. Mineral and pungent
at the same time, it distinguishes itself with a long and persistent finish.