Alta Valle della Greve 'Il Carbonaione'

  • Poggio Scalette
  • Toscana, Italy

Method & Production

Manual harvest of the Sangiovese grapes, from the terraced hillsides of a single vineyard called Carbonaione, in Greve. Fermentation for 12 days in stainless steel tanks using selected yeasts. Aging for 14 months in 350-liter oak tonneaux barrels. Bottle refinement for a minimum of 6 months before release.

Tasting notes

Intense and deep ruby red in color. Wide bouquet, of berry fruit; blackberry, bilberry, and blackcurrant notes. The palate is full-bodied, warm, rich, and intense in character. With noble tannins, soft and at the same time full of vitality and a long persistent finish.

Food matching

Red meat and game, aged cheeses.