Tres Raices, Tré Sangiovese 2021, Leon, Guanajuato, Central Mexico
This Mexican Sangiovese is fresh and fruity, with concentrated cherry, strawberry, and blueberry notes, and round palate with light and silky tannins.
GRAPES: 100% Sangiovese
SOIL: Sand and loamy clay
VINIFICATION: Destemmed, cold maceration. Full malolactic fermentation. Aged 10 months in stainless steel tanks.
BODY: Medium to full
PRIMARY AROMAS: Cherry, strawberry, blueberry, herbal, mint, star anise
FLAVOR: Smooth and round, bright acidity
FORMAT: 750 ml
SERVICE AND FOOD PAIRING SUGGESTION: Serve chilled. Pair with herb-roasted roasted lamb.
ABOUT THE PRODUCER: Tres Raíces
“In 2012 the first vines were planted and the project Tres Raíces began. By 2016, the vines produced fruit for the first vintage, and the construction of the main building started. By October 2018 they opened their doors to the public with modern facilities to welcome tourism and more importantly, when the first harvest of their wines was ready for consumption and marketing. Tres Raíces is located in the heart of El Bajío, within the state of Guanajuato. Tres Raices promotes enology, wine tourism, gastronomy, and local development, together to delight each of the senses. (lacompetenciaimports.com)
ABOUT THE GUANAJUATO: Guanajuato is in Central Mexico. Elevation: 6,500 – 6,700 ft. above sea level. Weather: Very moderate – mid 40's to mid 80's. Rainfall: An average of 29-30 inches per year, w/ low humidity. Plantings: Just under 1,000 acres are planted to vines.
ABOUT THE NAME: Tres Raíces means “Three Roots” in Spanish, and is named in honor of the owner’s three children.