Riserva Chianti Rufina D.O.C.G.
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.
200 / 350m above sea level
First half of October
24 months in oak barrels
15 - 20 years
The grapes are fermented in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature (28/30°C) for 10 days before racking and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel. After fermentation the wine is put into oak barrels.
Ruby-red in colour
Enveloping, flavours of red ripe fruits, excellent persistence.
Round and balanced with robust personality.
Well-suited to savoury and red meat dishes, particularly grilled meats.