Spring was fairly rainy and average temperatures were high. A very dry and warm Summer followed. Some wet and rainy days in September have helped a complete and balanced growth of vines . Wines have a great aromatic base and are high in concentration. Harvest period: 6th September - 10th October
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Harvest period: 6th September - 10th October
The color is bright ruby, the nose unveils layers of iris, violet, tobacco, black pepper and marasca cherry. The taste is well balanced, tightly knit with supple tannins, mineral notes, a mouth cleansing fresh acidity. Warm and persistent.
Zone of production: Monti in Chianti (SI)
Location: Poggino, Vignone, Montebello, Argenina
Altitude and orientation: 260-370m. s.l.m. Sud, SE, SW
Soil: Clay, and limestone rock
Age of vineyard: 10-35 years old
Training system: Guyot
Plant density per hectare: 5500-6600
Grape varieties: Sangiovese, Canaiolo, Ciliegiolo, Colorino
Harvest: Hand-picked grapes manually sorted at the winery
Vinification: Fermentation with indigenous yeasts. Cap managed with punchdown. Maceration on the skins for 3 weeks
Ageing: 12 months in french and austrian oak casks of varying sizes
No. of bottles produced: 170.000
Alcoholic content (%): 13
Recommended serving temperature: 18°C
Pairings: First courses such as pasta. Meat dishes and moderately aged cheeses.