Sangiovese - Cabernet Sauvignon Toscana I.G.T.
Grape Varietals: 80% Sangiovese, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon.
Vineyards: Ruppiano, in the municipality of Castelnuovo Berardenga, near Siena, in the Chianti Classico area.
Average age of the vines: 25 years.
Soil: clay-limestone with sand.
Harvest Period: end of September, manual harvest.
Vinification: fermentation, maceration for 15 days at a maximum temperature of 28 °C. After the malolactic fermentation, the wine is put in barrels with about 10% of new wood.
Alcohol Content: 13% by vol.
Residual Sugar: 5 grams per liter.
Color: ruby red.
Aroma: ripe fruit, vanilla and liquorice.
Palate: silky tannins, good structure with an elegant finish.
Food Suggestions: meats, tagliatelle with mushrooms, game.
Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C / 61-64 °F.
Meats, tagliatelle with mushrooms, game.
16-18 °C / 61-64 °F.