From vineyards planted to a minimum of 70% Sangiovese (Prugnolo Gentile) and a maximum of 30% of Canaiolo and other authorized grape varietals.
maceration of the skins with the must for 10-15 days at 25-30°C (77-86°F). The frequent pump-overs are accomplished using special pumps designed to move solid parts (skins and seeds) very gently.
aged two years in large 5,500 liter Slavonian oval oak barrels, with a small part in French oak barrels.
brilliant ruby red with a tendency to garnet.
after bottling the wine is aged in our temperature controlled cellars for at least 12 months before release. In order to deliver the highest quality, Carpineto has chosen to age this wine one year longer than the 3 years required by appellation rules for a Riserva wine.
ethereal, extraordinarily elegant with hints of violet and wood.
dry, harmonic, fruity and velvety, with an elegant texture and long finish.
13,5% by volume.
20 °C, 68 °F, in a decanter.
aged cheeses and game, especially wild boar.
Making the great wines of Tuscany since 1967.
Carpineto is driven by a passion for wine and a love