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

Color: Ruby red with garnet reflections.
Bouquet: Ethereal, vinous bouquet with hints of violets intertwined with vanilla and spice.
Taste: Elegant and round, the flavor is full of ripe cherry and warm wood with leather and spice. The finish is persistent with hints of irises and violets.

Specifications
Appellation
Chianti Classico 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 during which time the juice is pumped daily over the skins. Aged 12 months in French oak Allier barriques.
Production
1,000 cases (9-liter cases)
Pairings

Roasted or grilled red and white meats. Pastas with wild boar or hare sugo, lasagne, polenta and wild game.

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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