Sangiovese 90%-Colorino-Cabernet Sauvignon-10% Merlot.
12 x 750 ml
Dark ruby with slightly garnet hues. Complex nose with aromatic impact, leather opens to ripe fruit aromas followed by dark undergrowth. Full bodied with noticeable tannins, intense but subtle texture.
This wine best accompanies roast, red beef and game.
|Area||5,300 vines per Hectare|
|Soil||Locally called ''Alberese'' - medium textured soil deriving from calcareous conglomerates intermixed with clay - well drained.|
|Wine Making||Vatting at 27-28°C (81-82°F)-18 days maceration-maturing in vats-then matured in large oak casks 15 to 18 months-and 3 months in the bottle.|
|Annual Production||50000 bottles|
|History of Estate(s)||Castello di Poppiano was an impressive medieval building erected around the turn of the first millennium probably as a fortress for the external defense of the town of Florence|