This is a Riserva level Chianti showing prestige and elegance, being powerful and elegant at the same time.
Color: Ruby red with garnet reflections.
Aromas: Intense, ethereal bouquet with hints of leather, tar and ripe cherry fruit.
Flavors: Full of ripe fruit with nuances of leather and liquorice. The taste is complex and round and rich with character. The finish is persistent and satisfying.
|Vintage:||2012||Grape Varietals:||100% Sangiovese||ABV:||13.5%|
|Aging:||Slavonian oak for 18 months and 3 months in Allier barriques|
The 60 hectares of vineyards are excellently position on the slopes with a southerly exposure at an elevation between 270 to 370 meters. Clay, marl and calcareous soil with a large percentage of rocks and stones for good drainage. Vines are an average of 10–25 years old. Harvest: October– by hand. Yield per hectare: 40 Quintals per hectare Vinification: Fermentation in stainless steel at controlled temperatures for 7 to 8 days with an additional 7 to 8 days on the skins. The wine is then racked and goes through malolactic. It is then racked again and stays another 3 months in stainless steel. Aging: 25 to 30 hectoliter barrels of . There is a period of refinement of 4 to 5 months in the bottle. Enologist: Mauro Orsoni
Grilled, braised or roasted meats, dishes flavored with mushrooms, or rosemary. Excellent with polenta dishes.
|Item Number||Unit||Units/Case||Type||UPC - bottle||SCC - case||SRP/Unit|
|I0EE124051SGM||750ml||12||Glass||7 84585 01373 9||1 07 84585 01373 6||$24.99|