This historical wine from Tuscany has a well-balanced, warm flavor, with harmonious roundness in tannins, a fruity fragrance with hints of black-currant and violet, bright ruby red color. It is ready for immediate enjoyment and matches well with a great range of foods.
Continuous improvements of the vineyards through insertion of excellent new Sangiovese Grosso (Brunello) and Merlot vines, the upgrading of local vines like Colorino, Ciliegiolo and Malvasia del Chianti, the low production of grapes per hectare, the scrupulous care in following every phase of the production from the selection during harvest right through the final winemaking.
Chianti “Caspagnolo” by Villa Poggio Salvi is created with a blend of Sangiovese Grosso grapes mixed to a small amount of Merlot coming from the estate vineyards located in Monteriggioni. Fermentation and maceration in temperature controlled steel tanks at 28-30°C (82-86°F) for 10-12 days, caps punched down with pneumatic rakes.
Pairs well with pasta and poultry dishes.