This gift pack contains 4 specialities, in a single-layer box:
- 1 btl. Casa Conforto Chianti Superiore D.O.C.G. 2020 (750 ml)
- 1 btl. Extra Virgin Olive Oil (unfiltered, 110 ml)
- 1 bag Pici (500 g)
- 1 jar Sugo all’Aglione (Tuscan tomato and garlic sauce, 280 g)
(•) The Handbook, with translations of the labels, descriptions of the products and how to get the best out of them, the oenologist’s comments and some recipes from the Fattoria. Gift
A gift pack with an important name, which is celebrated here with a first course worthy of it: Pici dressed with robust, fragrant Sugo all’Aglione, accompanied by Chianti Superiore, assertive, full-bodied and at the same time elegant. Pici have the honour of being the first type of pasta depicted in the history of Italian gastronomy, in an Etruscan tomb dating back to the 5th century B.C., known as the “Tomb of Leopards”, near Tarquinia. Pici are a type of fresh pasta that’s “spun” by hand, ancient Tuscan relatives of spaghetti, to which their shape is similar. Their name derives from “appiciare”, meaning to roll the dough on the work surface with the palm of the hand, giving it its characteristic long shape. One of the principal sauces used with Pici is Sugo all’Aglione, made with tomatoes and a “large bulbed” type of garlic, which has been known since Etruscan times and has a more delicate aroma than common garlic. Thanks to the almost total absence of the compounds responsible for the pungent aroma it is less “challenging”, in fact it’s also known as “aglio del bacio” (= kissing garlic). A drizzle of Extra Virgin Olive Oil finishes off the dish in the best possible way.