After spontaneous alcoholic fermentation in steel there is a period of maceration on the skins. The malolactic fermentation that follows takes place in cement tanks. The wine then ages in 54 hl barrels of Slavonian oak
Intense ruby red. Strong notes of cherry with floral accents. On the palate, full fruit and pleasant freshness. Tannins are supported by a lovely freshness and full fruit. Tannins are felt but not aggressive.
Perfect with traditional Tuscan dishes such as ribollita and papa al pomodoro. Pairs well with grilled white and red meats.
Wine Spectator 92 pts Decanter bronze medal IWSC bronze medal
Sangiovese has very ancient origins, most likely utilized at the time of the Etruscans. Giovan Vettorio Soderini, in his treatise "The cultivation of vines", speaks of it saying that "the Sangiocheto or Sangioveto is a remarkable vine for its steady productivity". ......
Alberese is the stone used in construction in the Chianti Classico area; it is compact, varied in size, and remains unaffected by weather conditions. It is massively resistant to processing and damages machinery.
One of the main sedimentary rocks, even if scarcely dispersed, is the Macigno di arenaria (sandstone), located near streams or areas of water in general. Arenaria varies in size but not composition, morphologically very similar to sands of the Pliocene.
Clay soil can be of varied composition and with differing elements. It is often light in color and with little adhesiveness, but in other areas it can be red and quite adherent. It can be difficult to work with, extremely tough ......
Galestro is a brittle stone with a vitreous cut. With exposure to weather conditions, it flakes and crumbles gradually releasing precious mineral elements for the plant into the soil. These become vital for the development and uniqueness of the wines. ......