||20% Merlot, 80% Sangiovese
||San Casciano in Val di Pesa (FI)
|Composition of the land
||Rich in galestro (plastic clay) and alberese (limey-clay with bits of rock).
||Grapes are hand harvested and put in boxes.
||After removing the stalks, berries are pressed and subjected to fermentation at a temperature of 26- 28 °C. This operation is followed by a delicate maceration of 20-30 days, in order to extract the highest possible amount of polyphenolic substances, which give the wine endowment of color and body.
||18 months French oak barrels. Months. The wine goes through a bottle maturation of 12 months.
||The wine matches perfectly with lamb, braised beef, game and seasoned cheese.
||Price Villa S.Andrea Chianti Classico Riserva 2015 € 15.95