The land on which stands the village of Paciano was already inhabited in Etruscan and Roman times and is already at that time the Etruscans cultivated wine in this area that is particularly suitable for the production of excellent wines.
With great passion Pernstich and Maffei family and over 7 hectares of land clayey and well exposed to the sun, grows Merlot, Cabernet, Sangiovese and Syrah.
From this stems our wine Pacus IGT (IGT), a balanced wine with soft and harmonious taste.
Grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Sangiovese, Syrah
Vinification: fermentation in stainless steel tanks
Aging: 12 months in French oak barrels of 225 liters
Aging: 12-18 months in bottle
Alcohol content: 14% Vol
Serving temperature: 18 degrees
Features: well-structured wine with an intense ruby red color and aroma of berries, vanilla and spices, suitable for a variety of combinations.
Cabernet Sauvignon is a vine, and it is the wine of Bordeaux, one of the most cultivated on the left bank of the Gironde. It born from the intersection of Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc, and not surprisingly offers the best features of both.
Spread all over the world and widely used in Italy also with outstanding results, the Cabernet Sauvignon is a precious and refined wine, born to grow old gracefully. Thanks to its powerful tannins, the wine is characterized by a surprising structure.
Merlot is a red grape variety, a native of the Gironde, in the Southwest of France. Merlot is a perfect complement of the Cabernet and Sangiovese. Excellent also vinified alone, produces aromatic wines, elegant, with a typical hint of plum.
Merlot grape produces a wine with a ruby red color more or less intense, with fruity aroma, red flowers and notes. The flavor is quite tannic, soft, full-bodied.
Sangiovese is the main grape of central Italy, and is also one of the most famous Italian wines in the world. Already cultivated by the ancient Etruscans, from which are obtained by the way Chianti, Montefalco Rosso and Brunello di Montalcino, Sangiovese is famous for its violet perfume.
Sangiovese grape variety produces an intense, tannic ruby-red wine, full bodied and balanced with a pleasant slightly bitter and fruity aftertaste, if aged released considerably more refined tertiary aromas.
Syrah is a red grape variety from controversial sources. This vine is today cultivated in almost all the world’s wine-growing area even though its best expression in Italy are grown in Tuscany – with the best results in D.O.C. Cortona, which is a few kilometers from our farm.
Syrah gives a wine red color tending to purple. The nose is fruity and floral, with hints of red fruits and violet. The palate is dry, full-bodied, tannic and quite alcoholic.