60% Sangiovese & 40% Merlot
From the La Bandita vineyards near Montalcino
984 feet above sea level
Stone and clay
Mono/bilateral spurred cordon
Time of Harves
Early to late September
2,024 vines per acre
Varies greatly, from 2,000 bottles to 9,000 bottles yearly
Undergoes temperature-controlled fermentation &
maceration sur lie for an average of 18 days
The resulting wine is fine tuned for four months in stainless steel before aging 4 to 12 months in Allier oak tonneaux.
Finally the wine ages in the bottle for three months.
Concentrated, voluptuously textured; rich, ripe, mellow, structured, packed with berry fruit, and intriguing nuances of underbrush, spices & incense.
For Fuligni, terroir is the essence of great wines, and is
the cultural legacy of generations of winegrowers who work a piece land to capture its best exposures and to perfect cultivation and aging techniques just as the Fulignis have done over the last century at their estate in
Pairs well with structured, flavorful dishes, such as red meat and seasoned cheese.