Grape variety: Sangiovese Grosso 100%.
Colour: Intense ruby red with garnet reflexes.
Bouquet: Complex, shows a mix of cherry, currant, earth, leather and tobacco.
Taste: Baked with a lively acidity, stays fresh, elegant and well balanced, formidable tannins.
Braised meats, shimmered ragù, aged cheeses and very structured dishes.
Preferably served in a Ballon glass at 18°C.
Ageing: The ageing in wood lasts 36 months in oak barrels from Slavonia. It follows bottle ageing for 12 months.
Production Area: The vineyards are subject to a double thinning of bunches and, during harvest (end of September), the average criterion of choice is, in good vintages, three bunches of five. The grapes thus obtained are further selected in the cellar, where they are processed according to the old tradition. It proceeds to intense extraction in the early stages of fermentation, followed by long quiescent maceration on the marc; the maximum temperature is raised up to 33°C and maintained at high values until the racking.
Soil: Mixed clay, very rich in skeleton.
Training System: bilateral and balanced cordon.
Annual production: 25.000 bottles.