Grapes: Grape Sangiovese 85 ; Grape Merlot 10 ; Grape
A charming Chianti full of fruit and spice, juicy and
approachable, with cherries offset by an exotic perfume of
vanilla and cinnamon.
Grapes were gently crushed, pressed and then macerated
on skins for between 8-10 days.The juice was fermented at
a controlled temperature of 27-28°C with frequent and
gentle pumping over, extracting a good amount of colour
and tannin & giving the wine great structure. After
fermentation, the wine was left to undergo malolactic
fermentation. The wine was then aged in a mixture of
French and American oak barrels for 10 months.
The production area is located within the hilly zones of Vinci,
Cerreto Guidi and the surrounding areas in Tuscany. The
wine is made from 85% Sangiovese grapes with 10% Merlot
grapes and 5% other varietals included for additional
Ideal with roast pheasant with wild mushroom, potato &
bacon ragout or braised veal with red cabbage and
Silver Medal at International Wine Challenge 2017,
Commended at Decanter World Wine Awards 2017.
- Red, Warm and Spicy