The major grape of Tuscany, Italy, our version is a medium-bodied red like a Chianti Classico Riserva. Refined.
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Suggested aromas: Toasted oak & deep floral notes with fresh acidity, firm tannins & a red berry palate.
Blend: 75% Sangiovese, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon
Fermentation: Cool, six-day fermentation
Time aging in oak: 12 months, French Oak
Finish Alcohol: 13.5%
Acid/pH: 3.65 pH
Production: 140 cases
Age-ability: Should age well through 2023
Best time to drink: 2020 - 2021
Elevation: 4,200 ft
Exposure: Flat, lots of exposure
Soil: Sandy loam
FOOD PAIRING: Cured meats, hard cheeses & pasta dishes.
GOLD MEDAL AWARDED from Great American International
BRONZE MEDAL AWARDED from The Finger Lakes International