Appellation: Chianti Classico DOCG
Grape varieties: Sangiovese 92%, Canaiolo, Colorino, Mammolo e Ciliegiolo 8%
Vineyard: – Location: several vineyards, 350-500 m. a.s.l. – Training system: spurred cordon/guyot – Planting density: 5.500/7.500 plants per hectare
Fermentation: about 10 days at 28°C
Aging: at least 6 months in wood – Refinement: in bottle for at least 2 months
Alcohol: circa 13%
1st vintage: 1897
Aging potential: 5/10 years
Wine profile: Brilliant ruby red, compound, with soft and elegant texture. Fruity aromas, balanced with herbal notes. Interesting final.
Food pairings: Medium-aged cheese, lamb chops, roasted pheasant.