Wine dedicated to Messer Angelo Gambiglioni, a well-known jurist of the 1400s who in 1470 bequeathed his possessions to Fraternita dei Laici due to the end of the male dynasty of his family. This wine is produced with Sangiovese and Merlot grapes harvested by hand when perfectly ripe. The fermentations are spontaneous with indigenous yeasts and they take place at a controlled temperature in steel tanks for about 20 days. The wine then ages in first and second use oak barriques for about 20 months.
Soft and round wine mitigated by the presence of Merlot.
Grape Variety: Sangiovese and Merlot
Vineyard: medium-textured soil with low skeleton and silt content
Training system: spurred cordon
Vines per hectare: 4000 vines per hectare
Altitude: 350 meters above sea level
Vinification: spontaneous fermentation with indigenous yeasts in steel tanks at a controlled temperature for about 20 days. Aging in oak barriques for about 20 months and then in the bottle.
Tasting notes: intense red color with violet reflections. With aging it will tend to garnet. The nose is complex, intense and persistent with floral notes and hints of red fruits such as cherry and blueberry. Spicy notes emerge on the finish. Soft, round and balanced wine.
Food pairing: mature cheeses, game, roasted and grilled meats, meat sauces.
Serving temperature: 18-20° C