5.000 to 8.000
Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
A blend of Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and in some vintages a touch of Merlot.
Hand selected Sangiovese and Merlot grapes are spontaneously fermented in small open fermentors while Cabernet Sauvignon, usually the last vineyard to be picked, is fermented in stainless steel. Maceration lasts up to 30-35 days with daily pump overs for Cabernet and gentle plunging for Sangiovese. Malolactic is completed in wood and ageing is up to 26 months in barriques, f Caberent Sauvignon new oak while Sangiovese in used barrels.
Blending is done after the first year of ageing
Notes and Pairing
Dark red colour, aromatically intense, with layers of dark red berries laced with earth, sweet tobacco, cedar and creme de cassis. The mid-palate is powerfully concentrated, loaded with lush red fruit the finish is long and lingering, with firm tannins. A balance of the traditional Sangiovese with the modern Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.
Excellent with meat dishes and rich pasta dishes