Coming from high-altitude vineyards in the heart of Chianti Classico, surrounding a Xth Century Romanic church, it greatly combines the finesse of the freshest Sangiovese with the structure and the smoothness of the Merlot.
WINERY LOCATION: Chianti Classico, Toscana.
GRAPES: 70% Sangiovese and 30% Merlot.
TOTAL ACIDITY: 6.00‰.
VINEYARDS LOCATION: Le Ripe vineyard, alt.: 450 - 510 m. (1,476 - 1,673 ft) a.s.l.
SOIL: Rocky - coming from decomposed limestone and sandstone.
TRAINING SYSTEM: Spur cordon-training and Guyot.
NUMBER OF VINES PER HECTARE: 5.500 - 7.200 plants.
HARVEST: Hand picked from September 11th (Sangiovese), from September 7th (Merlot).
FERMENTATION TEMPERATURE: 26 - 28 °C.
PERIOD OF MACERATION: 12 - 15 days.
AGEING: In american small oak barrels (225 lt) for 10 months.
BOTTLING: September 2016.
UNIT: 1 x 75cl Bottle.
KEY DESCRIPTORS: Elegant, fresh red berry flavors, velvety, aromatic and supple.
FOOD PAIRING: Cold cuts, pasta with meat/game sauce, pizza, big grilled fish, pot roast.
DELIVERY: All our wines are stored in our importers bonded warehouse’s, which have the optimum environment for fine wine storage, by carefully regulating temperature, humidity and other microclimatic factors.
As such, please allow between 7 and 10 days for your delivery to arrive.