A ruby red color with garnet reflections. An intense, vinous bouquet with hints of leather and ripe cherry fruit. The flavor is full of mature fruit with nuances of leather and liquorice. The finish is persistent and rich.
Chianti Rufina DOCG
Marl and calcareous clay
Hand-harvest in October. Fermentation in stainless steel at controlled temperatures for 7 to 8 days with an additional 3 to 4 days on the skins. The wine is then racked and goes through malolactic fermentation. It is then racked again and stays another 7 months in stainless steel. Aging for another 3 months in the bottle. Aged six months in wood and six months in stainless steel.
Pairs well with salamis, pastas, grilled or roasted meats, dishes flavored with mushrooms, or rosemary. Excellent with polenta dishes.
Travignoli, a name which literally means “Tra Vignoli” (between the vineyards), is located in the middle of Frescobaldi’s Nipozzano vineyard, in the heart of the Rufina zone. There is documented ... Read More