The fruit is grown in the hilly provinces of Arezzo and Siena in the Chianti region of Tuscany, grown in layers of clay, lime and schist. After handpicking, grapes are brought to the winery for a traditional vinification that includes maceration for 5 days including some contact with the pomace for additional tannic structure. Thirty percent is aged in 793 - 1321 gallon oak vats prior to bottling.

92 Points
San Diego International Wine Competition
2017 vintage
Harvest Note
A set of challenging conditions throughout the 2017 growing season resulted in a small harvest that nonetheless yielded excellent concentration in red grape varietals.
Tasting Note
Smooth, perfumed red red fruit aromas lead to a red, berry and cherry palate with excellent structure and a long, elegant finish.
Food Pairing
Perfect with hard cheeses, pizza, pasta dishes or grilled meats.
Technical Data
GRAPES: 75% Sangiovese, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot, 5% Malvasia
PH: 3.48
ACIDITY: 5.51 g/l
ABV: 12.8%
AGING: 30% for 6 months in oak
Unique Selling Points
  • A classically produced Chianti
  • 100% handpicked grapes
  • Sangiovese’s acidity makes this the perfect pizza and pasta wine.
  • A classic Italian wine at an accessible price

About the Grape

Sangiovese has aromas of black cherries with alluring wood, smoke, tar and herbal notes. The best wines made from this grape have incredible complexity, depth, finesse and power.
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