Casa al Vento - Gaiole IGT Super Tuscan - 2006

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Its generous ruby color mirrors the powerful bouquet of intense dark cherry fruits, liquorish, and black pepper. The scents fill the glass and ruminate beautifully. On the palate, the wine is perfectly dry with solid tannins and excellent persistence. Pair with succulent first course pasta dishes.

Serving Temperature: 16-18C / 60-64F

Winemaking

Manual harvest begins the in the last third of September. Grapes are macerated with skin on for 25-30 days under close temperature monitoring. Aged in steel then barrels for six months then further refined in bottles.

Organic Certification in Process

Awards

Winemaker Stefano Chioccioli ranked #1 in Italy, Gambero Rosso Due Bicchieri - 2010

Classification of Wine

Toscana Rosso IGT

Varietal: 60% Sangiovese, 40% Merlot

Vintage: 2006

Vineyard Designation: Gaiole in Chianti, Tuscany

Soil: Stony clay loam with good drainage

Pruning: Cordone Speronato

Yield: 8,000 Kg/ha

ABV: 13.5%

Winemaker: Stefano Chioccioli