VILLA TRAVIGNOLI CHIANTI RUFINA D.O.C.G.
Production area: amidst the hills of Pelago in the Chianti Rufina D.O.C.G. area, with a soil composition of marly, calcareous clay as typically found in the Arno valley east of Florence.
Altitude: 200/350 m above sea level.
Grape variety: Sangiovese.
Cultivation method: spurred cordon.
Harvest period: from the 20th of September until the middle of October. Vinification: the grapes are fermented in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature (26/28°C) for 10 days before racking and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel. After fermentation the wine is put into wooden barrels.
Maturation: six months in wood and six months in stainless steel. Ageing potential: 10/15 years.
Appearance: ruby-red in colour.
Aroma: clean, floral notes.
Flavour: well structured and harmonic on the palate; easy drinking with a soft and lingering finish.
Accompaniments: adapts well to both light and more substantial dishes. Serving temperature: 18/19°C.