Wine produced from a diligent choice of Sangiovese grapes.
Bunches of grape undergo a delicate crushing-destemming, to which follows an alcoholic fermentation at approx. 28/30° with frequent and delicate pump-over.
After that a maceration on lees for approx. 15/20 days in small stainless tanks, wide and low so as to foster more contact and consequent better extraction both of tannins and coloring matters.
After malolactic fermentation, taking place in steel, wine is refined for 12 months in old barriques and at least 3 months in bottle before put up for sale.
Aging Potential: 5 years
Aging: Stainless steel
Appellation: CHIANTI COLLI SENESI D.O.C.G.
Bottle size: 0.75
Pairing: Red meats, first dishes with handmade pasta
Production: 25,000 bottles
Serve: 16/18 °C
Type of wine: Red
Il Palagione is a Tuscan family-run business located in the southern part of the town of San Gimignano. Their philosophy is strictly organic production and the harvest is severely hand-made.Find out more
The family-run business and the strictly organic production of Tuscan Excellencies like Vernaccia di San Gimignano and Chianti dei Colli Senesi as well as the extra virgin olive oil are their most authentic business card.