San Felice Estate: Chiesamonti – Pianaccio I Colti parcels (Castelnuovo Berardenga, Siena)
Medium-textured, predominantly calcareous marl breakdown of alberese and galestro strata, with abundant gravel-pebble mixture.
Sangiovese 80%; Native grapes 20%: Abrusco, Pugnitello, Malvasia Nera, Ciliegiolo, Mazzese
Vinification and Maturation
Each grape variety was fermented separately in steel, followed by a 22-day maceration at 28-30°C. After malolactic fermentation, the wine was aged for 24 months, 50% in large 60-100-hectoliter Slavonian oak casks and 50% in 225- and 500-liter French oak barriques. Bottle ageing for 8 months.