Fattoria Le Bocce

Il Paladino - Rosso Toscano IGT

Type: Red
Category: Dry
Denomination: IGT

This superb red wine is obtained from the Sangiovese grapes grown by "Fattoria Le Bocce". The vineyards are located in the ancient domain of  "Vigna del Paladino" in Panzano, in the heart of the production area of  the Chianti Classico. The wine is refined and carefully prepared, first in barriques and finally in bottle. Notes of small red fruits (blueberries, blackberries),, with spicy notes due to the wood. Feelings of tannins that blend with a pleasant softness and volume.  

Vine variety: 100% Sangiovese

Soil: calcareous and poor with a high percentage of marl and lime very permeable

Harvest: by hand with baskets of 20 kilograms in the second half of October

Yield per hectare: 5 tons of grapes equal to 33 hectoliters of wine

Winemaking process: Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation conducted with innovative techniques and carried out at a controlled temperature

Evolution/Ageing: 4 months in cement vats, 12 months in oak barriques of Slavonic origin (first passage), 12 months in cement vats. Ageing in bottle before selling. 

Technical features: Alcohol 13% by volume.

Tasting temperature: 18-20 degrees centigrade

Best served with: Roast meat, game and seasoned cheeses

For best result open bottle one hour before drinking.