Francis Coppola Pitagora Sonoma County 2012

Characteristics:
Coppola's grandfather Agostino, grew up nearby Metaponto in Southern Italy, which thousands of years earlier, was home to a school run by the legendary Greek Scholar Pythagoras - Pitagora in Italian. Known today for his mathematical theorem (a² + b² = c²), he was also a great philosopher. Agostino grew up in the footprint of this legend and developed a talent for maths and music. Grapes from 3 Sonoma regions: Dry Creek, Alexander Valley and Knights Valley. Sophisticated blend of 32% Syrah, 18% Petit Verdot, 17% Cabernet Sauvignon, 17% Cabernet Franc, 14% Petite Sirah and 2% other red varietals. Full-bodied and dripping with dark, ripe fruit (blackberries, juicy plums and black currant) enlivened by smoky toasted oak, earthy notes and fragrant spice nuances. Generous tannins and creamy finish.

Food pairing:
Highly expressive, combine with red meat, beef or lamb grilled or accompanied by a tasty (mushroom!) sauce.

About the winery:
Francis Ford Coppola, the famous film director is surrounded by a professional team that successfully runs a very modern winery. Since 2011, guests are welcomed to the brand new Rosso & Bianco winery in Alexander Valley in Sonoma. Corey Beck is the cellar master and the grapes are sourced from the most suitable terroirs according to cépage. "Wine, food & adventure" par excellence!



 

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