Vineyard: located at Lucarelli in the municipality of Radda in Chianti.
Kind of ground: Lime, clay, sand.
Grape: 95% Sangiovese, 5% Canaiolo
Vines per hectare: 7300
Type of cultivation: Cordon trained
It is a garnet red color. On the nose it is intense and recalls raspberries and cherries. On the palate it is fruity, full-bodied with velvety tannins.
Grape harvest totally carried out by hand with use of boxes, followed by gentle destemming.
The fermentation takes place at a controlled temperature of 23°C on the skins for twenty-two days. Then the malolactic fermentation takes place in wood. At the end of this period, the wine is assembled and bottled with a further period of refinement in the bottle.
Drink with: matured cheeses, grilled red meat, game in various dishes, typical Tuscan cold-cuts (for example: Finocchiona).
Longevity: 6-10 years.
Serve at: 16-18°C.