Made with carefully chosen Sangioveto grapes fermented and matured in sealed oak barrels.
It is named “Partridge eye” because of it’s garnet colour with an amber edge.
Area of production: Monti in Chianti (SI)
Location: Sangiovese grapes from the best vineyards
Altitude and orientation: 260-370 m. s.l.m. Sud, S-W
Soil: Clay, and limestone rock
Age of vineyard: 23 years old
Training system: Guyot
Plant density per hectare: 5500-6600
Grape varieties: Sangiovese
Vinification: The bunches are then carefully selected and left to dry in wellventilated rooms. Fermentation with wild yeast and ageing take place in small oak casks.
Ageing: 10 years in cask and oak barriques
No. of bottles produced: 2200
Alcoholic content (%): 14,5
Vintage 2007: The year 2007, characterized by a winter with mild temperatures and modest precipitations, was characterized by an early bud break. The summer, with variable but not excessive temperatures and a modest rainfall, favored the maturation of the grapes.
Harvest period: 4th September-5th October
Tasting notes: Garnet color with amber hues along the edge. Aroma of plum jam, seasoned leather, with spicy notes and a hint of oak. Full-bodied, lush, with an intriguing mix of balsamic notes, candied citrus, and spices.
Combinings: typical Tuscan desserts.
Recommended serving temperature: 12-14°C