Typical Geographic Indication
VARIETIES: Sangiovese 100%.
AGES OF VINES: 20 years.
ALTITUDE: 450 mt.
SOIL TYPE: medium texture with prevalence of clay and galestro.
VINE TRAINING: spurred cordon.
HARVEST TIME: beginning of October.
WINEMAKING: the grapes are fermented in temperature-controlled steel vats. The alcoholic and malolactic fermentations are spontaneous. The whole ageing process is made in a reductive environment and without addition of sulphur dioxide.
AGING: 10 months in steel and in a reductive environment. In bottle for at least 3 months.
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14% vol.
PRODUCTION: 2000 bottles
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 15˚C
COLOR: ruby red with violet reflections, very intense.
NOSE: a very direct, intense and vinous bouquet. On entry it has a very intense ripe cherry notes leading to a following hematic aroma.
TASTE: in the mouth is fresh and crisp. The tannins are young and vibrant but mature and well balanced by the body and the alcohol. Good taste-olfactory persistence. After swallowing the soft fruits aroma comes immediately back to mouth.
PAIRING SUGGESTION: matured cheese, red meat.