Credits: © Fattoria Piccaratico – Tuscany – Italy
Wine: Colle de ‘Fossili
Varietal composition: Sangiovese, Colorino, Canaiolo.
Alcoholic strength: 13.5% vol.
Classification: Chianti D.O.C.G. (Guaranteed Controlled Designation of Origin).
Production area: Vinci (Florence).
Altitude: 40 – 50 meters above sea level
Training method: Guyot.
Plant density: 4000 plants per hectare.
Harvest period: second half of September.
Fermentation temperature: 25° -28° C.
Skin contact: 10-15 days.
Aging: 7-10 in stainless steel vats, 3 months in the bottle before consumption.
Technical information: the grapes harvested in boxes are then destemmed and fermented in stainless steel vats, at a controlled temperature for 10-15 days. After racking, the wine is left to refine in steel vats for at least 7-10 months, after which it is bottled.
Clear, bright ruby red color with light garnet color textures, consistent.
Sample with complex scents: floral, fruity, spicy and toasted. Hints of red flowers such as red rose and peony, berries such as currants, cherry, corn and blackberry, vanilla curry and black pepper, ground coffee and tobacco.
The taste is sapid, balanced in its components, intense, with a good persistence, of fine quality.
It is recommended in combination with a larded fillet.
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