GRAPES - 90% Sangiovese, 10% Merlot
TASTING NOTES - Unique aromas of dried raspberry, lemon rind and lilacs follow through to a medium body, fresh acidity and a clean, vivid finish. The vineyards of Volpaia are located between 1000 and 1750 feet altitude, some of the highest in the Chianti zone. The slightly cooler temperature here leads to wines of exceptional elegance and freshness. The winery operates within the walls of the Castello di Volpaia, a fortified village of medieval origin.
PRODUCTION NOTES - 12 months in Slovonian casks.
SPECIAL POINTS - Organic - 92 pts James Suckling