90% Sangiovese, 10% other red grapes as per regulations.
GROWING LOCATION: Castelnuovo Berardenga (Siena).
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE VINEYARDS: Hillside vineyard facing south 350/360 meters above sea level in Chianti Classico, southern exposure.
WINE-MAKING PROCESS AND AGEING: Traditional, in stainless steel vats at a controlled temperature (26-28°C) and daily (6-9 times) assembly.
Additional 10 day maceration on skins at the end of the fermentation process.
10 months in wood tonneaux. And an additional 3 months in bottles.
Genuine and characteristic expression of Sangiovese. The color of this Chianti Classico is ruby red, intense and dense. The nose is wild fruit, sour cherry, thyme and leather. Dry decisive flavor, balanced by the delicate sweetness of the French oak barrel.
ABOUT THE WINERY
Located right in the heart of the area of origin of the Chianti Classico in Tuscany, the property covers about 810 hectares. Here, the local wine-making tradition dating back to the 16th century persists with vitality and vigour thanks to 83 hectares of cultivated vineyards whose grapes yield the renowned Poggio Bonelli wines.
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