Chianti Classico DOCG Castel Ruggero

 

Varietal: 100% Sangiovese

Vintage: Region: Tuscany

Vineyards: Chianti Classico zone located between Florence and Siena.

The soil is calcareous and well-structured.

Winemaking: Fermentation takes place with a traditional skin contact of 12-16 days in concrete.

A wood aging in large casks of French oak then Barrels for 12/18 months follows.

Bottling is carried out in the spring.

 

Tasting Notes

 

Color: Ruby-red.

Bouquet: Intense with notes of cherries, plums, and violets.

Taste: Rich flavors of cherry and leather. Supple tannins and good acidity.

 

Food Pairing: Perfect accompaniment to a wide variety of foods, including red-sauced pastas,

grilled meats and roasts.

IGT Toscana CASTEL RUGGERO

 

Varietal: 40% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Franc, 20% Syrah

Vintage: Region: Tuscany

Vineyards: Chianti Classico zone located between Florence and Siena.

The soil is calcareous and well-structured.

Winemaking: Fermentation takes place with a traditional skin contact of 8-10 days in concrete.

A wood aging in large casks of French oak then new Barrels for 10/14 months

follows. Bottling is carried out in the spring.

 

Tasting Notes

 

Color: Intense red-purple color.

Bouquet: Intense with notes of blackberry fruits and spices. Chocolate, coffee and toasted aromas.

Taste: The wine is full-bodied with good structure. There's an admirably fine balance between soft

tannins and acidity. Generous palate of ripe red and black fruits, considerable length.

 

Food Pairing: Fantastic accompaniment to roasted or grilled meats; ideal with game, but excellent

with mature, hard cheeses.