A rare red Italian grape that is actually thought to be the parent of Sangiovese, it has beautiful dried cherry-like flavors and distinct dustiness on the palate. Fruity—but dry, with well-integrated tannins and balanced acidity.
Vineyard located 300 meters above sea level. Calcareous/clay soil. The vines are trained in spurred cordon system. Hand harvested. 70% fermented in stainless steel aging resting on the lees for 12 months. 30% aged in used barriques for 12 months.