San Martino
Tasting Notes:
The wine is dark plum colored, offering a bright, juicy aroma of blackberries and raspberries. On the palate, a rich velvety texture, beautifully integrated tannins and huge amount s of mouth- filling black currant fruit. The finish is intense and very long.


Grape:
100% Sangiovese Toscano


Vineyards:
The Villa Cafaggio estate in Greve, traces its origins back to the 6th century. Formerly called “Cahago” (enclosed field), it was developed in the 15th century when Benedictine monks owned the land and began cultivating grapevines and olives. The estate is located in the town of Panzano in Chianti, in the Conca D’Oro “golden valley” of Chianti Classico at an elevation of 1200 feet with mostly southern exposure has the ideal microclimate and the best conditions for producing excellent wines.


Vinification process:
The vineyards were replanted with Sangiovese clones over t he last 15 years. They have reached optimum maturity and now are being used to make San Martino. These vines were strictly selected for their slow, steady growth and their small intense berries. The fermentation is in oak vessel. Length alcoholic fermentation (days) about 12 days Malolactic fermentation about 20 days.


Aging process:
Aged in French oak barrique vessels. The size of the barrique is a 225lt container. 18 months aging before bottling. Length of bottle aging 9 months - 1 year

Main aromas and flavors:
Blackberries, raspberries and dark plum.


Alcohol Contents:
14%


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