Wine: Chianti Rùfina Riserva D.O.C.G.
Grapes: Sangiovese 100% Harvest: By hand into crates during the first half of October
Vinification: Grapes are harvested by hand then sorted out and totally destemmed. Maceration is made and alcoholic fermentation lasts from 18 to 24 days in temperatures’ control vats, with punching of the cap. Malolactic fermentation is 100 % realized starting from January.
Ageing: 24 months in 45 hectoliter barrels of French oak, 6 months in bottle.
Sensory profile: The wine is pleasant in a glass: a brilliant beautiful garnet colour with ruby tints. Fresh fruits open the nose: raspberry, redcurrant, red fruits and blackcurrant with a nice intensity. The palate is fresh, balanced and smooth. Harmony on the fruitiness with addition of spicy notes (light pepper) which refresh the mouth. Tannins are present but not firm making the wine structured. Potential for cellaring.
Suggestions: It’s a wine perfect with game birds and refined cheese.