VIN SANTO DEL CHIANTI RUFINA OCCHIO DI PERNICE DOC
Sangiovese 60%, Canaiolo 20%, Malvasia Toscana 20%
vineyards located nearby San Martino a Quona’ s church in the Chianti Rufina area (around 250 meters o.s.l).
GRAPE DRYING PROCESS:
grapes are picked late October and then placed on mats to dry until January.
VINIFICATION & AGEING:
soft pressure is applied to the dry grapes to obtain the must then decanted and aged for at least 8 years in oak and chestnut casks of 100 l capacity; then follows a fining process in bottle for 12 to 14 months.
clear amber with golden touch tones.
intense flavours of honey, nuts, resin and chestnuts.
creamy and oily on the palate, it strikes its long-lasting rich flavours.
ideal combination for pastries as well as seasoned cheeses.