This represent one of the production leading brands, with an eye to the local tradition, thanks to the prevailing use of the best Sangiovese grapes, and another to a more modern and well-suited interpretation of different taste demands thanks to use of accurate selections of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes.
Both an elegant and persuasive wine, but at the same time so powerful and able to convey all the features associated to San Gimignano territory potential also for red wines.
All grapes are vinified and refined separately, wine marriage is made shortly before bottling, taking place without any stabilisation and filtration process, so as to maintain the wine organoleptic qualities unaltered.View more information
Bunches of grape undergo a delicate crushing-destemming, to which follows an alcoholic fermentation at approx. 28/30° with frequent and delicate pump-over and after that a maceration on lees for approx. 20/30 days in small stainless tanks, wide and low so as to foster more contact liquid/lees and consequent better extraction both of tannins and coloring matter.
After racking, wine is set both in barriques and limited-capacity barrels to conclude the alcoholic fermentation to which would immediately follow the malolactic fermentation.
Wine rests for at least 24 months in wood cases and approx. 12 months in bottles before selling.
Aging Potential: +15 years
Aging: 24 months wood cases, 12 months in bottles
Appellation: ROSSO TOSCANA I.G.T.
Bottle size: 0.75
Grape: Sangiovese, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon
Pairing: Red roasted meat and mature cheeses.
Production: 5,000 bottles
Serve: 16/18 °C
Type of wine: Red
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