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Strozzavolpe (The Hanging Fox) Chianti DOCG
Azienda Agricola Castello di Strozzavolpe
Italy - Toscana - Chianti Colli Senesi DOCG

Color: Ruby red with garnet reflections.
Bouquet: Intense, vinous bouquet with hints of iris and violets.
Taste: The flavor is full of ripe fruit with nuances of cherry and marmalade mixed with spice. The finish is persistent.

Specifications
Appellation
Chianti Colli Senesi DOCG
Wine Type
Red
Varietal(s)
90% Sangiovese, 5% Cilegiolo and 5%Pugnitello
Age of vines
25 years average
Agricultural Practices
Sustainable
Soil type
Stoney Calcareous
Vinification
Hand harvest in October. Fermentation in stainless steel at controlled temperatures with maceration on the skins for 15 to 20 days. The wine is then racked and goes through malolactic fermentation. Aged in cement tanks of pietra serena.
Production
5,000 cases (9-liter cases)
Pairings

Salamis, pastas, grilled or roasted meats, dishes flavored with mushrooms, or rosemary. Excellent with polenta dishes.

Producer Information: Azienda Agricola Castello di Strozzavolpe

The Medieval castle of Strozzavolpe stands guard over the town of Poggibonsi, in the southwestern part of Castellina in Chianti. The castle is surrounded by 32 hectares of vineyards, which ...
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