Chianti Classico D.O.C.G.
Grape Varietals: Sangiovese 100%
Vineyards: Castelnuovo Berardenga, Siena. In the heart of the Chianti Classico region
Average age of the vines: 25/40 years
Soil: calcareous with marl
Harvest Period: from september, 25th to october, 10th
Vinification: cold maceration of the grapes for 48 hours followed by fermentation and maceration for 10 days in stainless steel with daily pumping. After malolactic fermentation, 9 months of aging in oak barrels
Alcohol Content: 13-13.5% by vol.
Residual Sugar: 3 grams per liter
Color: intense, limpid red
Aroma: floral (dried flowers and violet), fruity (blueberry and plum) with a spicy and vanilla final
Palate: full-bodied, soft tannins, long finish
Food Suggestions: fresh pasta with game sauce, stewed meats and medium-aged cheese
Serving Temperature: 17 °C / 63 °F