75% Sangiovese, 15% Merlot, and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon
From choice, historical vineyard sites in Tuscany, ranging from the heart of Chianti Classico to Maremma, on the coast.
1,312-1,475 feet above sea level
Limestone & calcareous clay
Time of Harvest
2,024 vines per acre
Malolactic fermentation takes place in oak barrels
The wine ages in oak barrels and barriques (70% new and 30% old) followed by six months of bottle aging.
Deep crimson in color with purple reflections. The bouquet is intense and persistent with nuances of violet, red berries, cherries, toasted vanilla, leather notes, and hints of chocolate.
Velvety texture and long, lingering finish. Crafting a wine withTuscan temperament, made with grapes from the three most important areas of Tuscany for viticulture
Franco Bernabei with Neil Empson
Up to 5 years
Match with rich, structured dishes, meat, game, seasoned cheeses