Hand-picked grapes for the single cru Gran Selezione «Cancello Rosso» come from the vineyard of the same name – «Cancello Rosso», literally «Red Gate». The vineyard enjoys southwest exposure at an altitude of 380 m. Perfect light and day-night temperature contrasts provide for a sophisticated and deep Chianti Classico with an enhanced aroma and subtle minerality.
Grapes: 90% Sangiovese, Merlot, Colorino
Ageing: 30 months in tonneaux (French oak) followed by 6 months in bottles
Harvest period: by hand, at the beginning of October
Alcohol: 13,5 %
Color: Deep red with pomegranate reflections
Bouquet: Ample, harmonious nose with ripe fruit, balsamic notes,
liquorice, hints of vanilla, and other spices
Taste: A full-bodied, balanced, and well-structured wine with ripe tannins and an expressive finish.