The Santedame estate is situated in the famous Conca d’Oro (“Golden Basin”), ennobled by the centuries-old Madonna di Santedame chapel. The low yields and unique soil result in authentic, truly Tuscan wines. A lovely cypress woodland surrounds the estate.
The grapes are carefully selected before the fermentation takes place for about 10 days in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats at 28°C with pumpover and punchdown. Additional skin maceration continues for 8 days, followed by malolactic fermentation in concrete tanks.
Deep ruby red.
An enticing woody note introduces a cornucopia of red and black fruit, violets and graphite pencil.
Generous wood and vanilla flavors, intense and articulate, intriguing tactile piquancy. Smooth tannins, enduring finish.
>=80% Sangiovese + other Chianti Classico grape varieties (Ampelographic Base – Chianti Classico DOCG Production Guidelines Art 2).
6 months in second-use French barrels.
Did you know?
The Chapel of the Madonna is one of the unique treasures on the Santedame estate. It is home to a fifteenth-century fresco that is attributed to the Ghirlandaio school, which inspired this wine’s refined label.