A signature wine of Fattoria della Aiola, Rosso del Senatore, «Senator’s Red», was created by its founder, Senator Giovanni Malagodi. An Aiola’s take on «Super Tuscan», made from Merlot and Sangiovese, with a harmonious balance of rich and soft flavours, this wine brings out the best of each grape characteristics but with the unquestionable spirit of Toscana.
Grapes: 90% Merlot, Sangiovese. Ageing: at least 24 months in barriques and tonneaux followed by 6 months in bottles. Harvest period:by hand, beninning of October. Alcohol: 14%. Color: deep ruby red colour with garnet reflections. Bouquet:complex, slightly spicy nose of ripe red fruit. Taste: warm and velvety mouth, with soft tannins. It has a remarkable ability to evolve and over time develops an aromatic complexity.