AREA OF ORIGIN: Tuscany, provinces of Florence, Siena and Pistoia.
PEDOCLIMATIC ENVIRONMENT: Hilly areas with elevations not exceeding 700 metres and soil made of arenaceous, marly limy substrata, clayey schists and sand.
GRAPE VARIETIES: Between 75 and 100% Sangiovese, Up to 10% Canaiolo Nero.
COLOUR: Bright ruby red verging on garnet red when aged.
CHARACTERISTICS: This wine has a generous bouquet with a fruity, floral character with hints of morello cherry and violet and a slight hint of vanilla, dry, well-balanced flavour.
GASTRONOMIC COMBINATIONS: This wine is a particularly suitable accompaniment to roasts, grilled meat and soups.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: Serve at a temperature of 18°-20° C.
WINEMAKING: In red, with 12-15 days steeping on skins in stainless steel tanks.
AGEING: 24-months period of improvement, of which at least 3 in bottles, the period of refinement being calculated from the first of January of the year following the harvest of the grapes.
BOTTLE: Bordeaux 750 ml
CAPSULE: Red P.V.C. with side writing