Rocca di Castagnoli

Buriano

Toscana IGT

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Edition
89
1997
Wine Spectator
86
1993
Wine Spectator
89
1997
Wine Spectator
90
1999
Wine Spectator
92
2000
Vinous - Antonio Galloni
90
2000
Wine Spectator
86
2001
Wine Spectator
88
2003
Gambero Rosso - Vini d'Italia
Due Bicchieri Rossi
2003
Wine Spectator
89
2003
86
2007
Gambero Rosso - Vini d'Italia
Due Bicchieri Rossi
2004
Gambero Rosso - Vini d'Italia
Due Bicchieri Rossi
2005
93
2006
Wine Spectator
88
2004
Veronelli
93
2005
Gambero Rosso - Vini d'Italia
Due Bicchieri Rossi
2007
Veronelli
89
2007
Espresso - Vini d'Italia
16,5 / 20
2008
Vinous - Antonio Galloni
91
2008
Espresso - Vini d'Italia
16,5 / 20
2009
Vinous - Antonio Galloni
91+
2009
91+
2009
Veronelli
93
2009
Espresso - Vini d'Italia
16 / 20
2010
Veronelli
89
2010
94
2010
Vinous - Antonio Galloni
94
2010
Vinous - Antonio Galloni
94
2011
Wine Spectator
93
2013
Espresso - Vini d'Italia
17 / 20
2010
94
2011
Veronelli
91
2011
Veronelli
90
2012
Wine Spectator
88
2013
WineEnthusiast
93
2015
Vinous - Antonio Galloni
94
2015
Jamessuckling.com
91
2015
Jamessuckling.com
91
2015
Vinous - Antonio Galloni
93
2016
Vinous - Antonio Galloni
90
2018
Jamessuckling.com
92
2016
Vinous - Antonio Galloni
90
2017
Vinous - Antonio Galloni
94+
2018
Jamessuckling.com
92
2017
Vinous - Antonio Galloni
91
2018
91
2018
Luca Maroni
93
2014
Jamessuckling.com
92
2018
Jamessuckling.com
93
2019
WinesCritic.com
94
2020
Luca Maroni
92
2020
Jamessuckling.com
94-95
2017
Vinous - Antonio Galloni
95
2020
Jamessuckling.com
95-96
2018

Buriano is another of the historical grape production areas. The aspect and typicality of the typically Chianti soil, with surface Galestro stone and limestone, make it an area that is particularly suitable for lengthy, complex ripening on the vine. The terrain’s brightness, ventilation and high-ground location make it highly suitable for Grand Cru production.

APPELLATION Toscana IGT

GRAPE VARIETY 100 % Cabernet Sauvignon

VINEYARD Buriano

SOIL Medium-textured, rich in rock fragments typical of the Alberese area and limestone.

VINEYARD SIZE 4 ha

VINEYARD AGE 15 years old

EXPOSURE North/south

AVERAGE ALTITUDE 450m a.s.l.

VINEYARD DENSITY 5000 vines/hectare

AVERAGE YIELD PER PLANT 1kg

CULTIVATION/PRUNING Spur pruning and cane pruning

HARVEST Second half of October

MACERATION At a temperature of about 28°C for 10/12 days

MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION In steel

AGING At least 18 months in barriques at various stages, then at least 6 months in steel and 1 year in the bottle.

ANNUAL PRODUCTION About 7,000 bottles

SENSORY PROFILE Aromas of ripe red fruit, black pepper and leather. On the palate it is full-bodied and potent, with a fresh finish that adds elegance with enveloping, powerful tannins. A wine of great character intended for long aging.

PAIRING Game, roasts and mature cheeses.

SERVING TEMPERATURE 16°C.