DescriptionProduction Zone: Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
Grape Variety: 100 % Sangiovese
Harvest Method: Hand picked and harvested in 15 kg baskets
Altitude: 280 M.S.L.
Terrain: “Galestro”(schist based soil)
Color: Ruby red with a garnet rim
Aroma: Bouquet of red berries, cherry and leather aromas.
Taste: Elegant and harmonious, with a sinewy structure. Remains firm and long on the finish.
Density: 4,500 plants per hectare
Trellising System: Cordone Speronato (pruned-spur cordon-trained)
Average Age of Vines: 15 years
Alcoholic Grade: 14 % by volume
Residual sugar (g/l): 2.2
Total acidity (g/l): 5
Total Exctract (g/l): 32.4
Vinification: the grapes are left to steep in steel vats, fermentation is done by a controlled temperature of 28-30 degrees for 10-15 days.
Maturation: 6 months in stainless steel vats, 4 months oak casks aged of “Rovere di Slavonia”.
Serving Temperature: 18 degrees
Refinement: 4 months in bottle
Storage life: 10 years
Pairing: Dishes typical of Tuscany such as pastas with meat based sauces, risotto, cured meats and various cheeses