Made of the grapes from the best vineyards on the Nozzole estate, located in the town of Greve in Chianti. Altitude about 300 meters above sea level. Planting density is about 1,200-2,000 vines per acre. Production per hectare on average 2 tons of grapes. In the winery, it goes thru fermentation by maceration and pump-overs in stainless steel vats at a controlled temperature of 82 Fahrenheit for a duration of 20 days. Aged 24 months in seasoned Slavonian oak barrels and in the bottle a minimum 6 months.

93 Points
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2018 vintage
Tasting Note
Ripe fruits and sweet aromatic notes of spices are prevalent to the nose, with the lightest hint of mint. It is generously soft to the palate, it ends by tannins of finest class.
Food Pairing
Pairs well with pastas, such as tagliatelle, and white truffle
Technical Data
GRAPES: 100% Sangiovese
APPELLATION: DOCG
AGING: 24 months in seasoned Slavonian oak barrels and minimum 6 months in bottle
Unique Selling Points
  • Awarded Gran Selezione by tasting panel, made from 100% Sangiovese
  • Limited production signed by Giovanni Folonari

About the Grape

Sangiovese
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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