the excellent growing season yielded high
quality fruit for an outstanding 5 Star vintage. Ideal ripening conditions
generated generous amounts of polyphenols and sugars with an
imposing structure fit for extensive cellaring.
picked manually at the end of September, the perfect clusters
were delicately placed into small crates for the short trip just down the
hill to the cellars.
in small stainless temperature-controlled tanks, using
indigenous yeast; in order to preserve the typical Sangiovese bouquet
from Dudda temperature was constantly maintained at 25-30°C (77-86°F)
placed in French oak barrels (225 liters) for about 18 months.
this wine was bottled naturally stabilized and unfiltered.
extended period in our underground cellar at a natural,
constant temperature and humidity.
deep ruby red due to the high concentration of anthocyanins.
pronounced aromas of wild berries, interlaced with hints of
vanilla and spicy notes on the finish: it’s complexity will amplify during
the extraordinary longevity of this wine.
palate sensations confirm and emphasize the olfactory
complexity, revealing even greater strength, texture and persistence. Its
elegance is already evident, destined to turn into absolute harmony with
alcohol 14.25%, total acidity 5.35
g/l, color 17.54, sugars 1,61 g/l, polyphenols 3853 mg/l, dry extract 32.67
succulent roasts, braised or grilled meat, a perfect match
with the fiorentina T-bone steak
Making the great wines of Tuscany since 1967.
Carpineto is driven by a passion for wine and a love