Rocca di Castagnoli
D.O.C.G. Fattoria di Scannano
From the Sienese hills, in the Rapolano thermal area, a wine with character and tradition that emphasizes fruit and fragrance.
GRAPE VARIETY 90% Sangiovese, 10% Ciliegiolo
VINEYARD Various plots in Serre di Rapolano (Siena)
VINEYARD SIZE 16 ha
VINEYARD AGE 20 years old
AVERAGE ALTITUDE 300m a.s.l.
VINEYARD DENSITY 4000 vines/hectare
AVERAGE YIELD PER PLANT 1.5kg
CULTIVATION/PRUNING Spur pruning and cane pruning
HARVEST First half of October
MACERATION At a controlled temperature (28°C) for about 8/10 days
MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION In steel
AGING Matured in oak barrels for a minimum of 4 months. Bottling and then aging in the bottle for at least 3 months
SENSORY PROFILE Ruby red color with violet hues. Intense nose rich in fruity, winy aromas. Pleasant, balanced woody note. It is soft in the mouth with lively, sweet tannins. Our wine is lightly filtered to preserve its freshness and fragrance.
PAIRING First courses with meat sauces. Tuscan soup “Ribollita”. White meat main courses and medium-aged cheeses.
SERVING TEMPERATURE 16°C.