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Governo

Chianti Rufina D.O.C.G

Production Area:

Amidst the hills of Pelago in the Chianti Rufina D.O.C.G. area, with a soil composition of marly, calcareous clay as typically found in the Arno valley east of Florence.

Aspect:

South-facing

Altitude:

200 / 350m above sea level

Harvest Period:

First half of October

Serving Temperature:

19/20°C

Grape variety:

Sangiovese

Cultivation Method:

Spurred cordon

Maturation:

9 months in oak barrels

Ageing Potential:

15 - 20 years

Vinification:

The grapes are fermented in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature (26/28°C) for 10 days. After racking, some grapes dried on bamboo panel are added to the wine in stainless steel. After fermentation the wine is put into wooden barrels.

Sensory Characteristics:

Appearance:

Ruby-red in colour

Flavour:

Again comes out the red fruits flavours with a little touch of different spices at the end, good persistence and very pleasant.

Aroma:

Enveloping, flavours of red ripe fruits, excellent persistence.

Accompaniments:

Well-suited to savoury and red meat dishes, particularly grilled meats.