100% Sangiovese--an indigenous Tuscan grape varietal--the wine's acidity keeps the ripe cherry flavors fresh and vibrant. Sangiovese ripens late, ensuring complexity of aromas and flavors.
vinification and aging
Fermented in small tanks with indigenous yeast; aged 1/2 in French oak barrels.
Blue clays: sub-soils of calcareous deep ocean deposits.
The clay sub-soils impart a soft texture and breadth on the palate.
position and viticulture
East-facing slope at 150m. 20-year-old, hand-harvested vines.