Fattoria Astorre Noti in Ruppiano

Selachus Sangiovese – Cabernet Sauvignon Toscana IGT

Grape Varietal: 80 % Sangiovese, 20 % Cabernet Sauvignon

Vineyards: Ruppiano, in the municipality of Castelnuovo Berardenga, near Siena, in the Chianti Classico area

Average age of the vines: 25 years

Soil: Clay-limestone with sand

Harvest Period: End of September, manual harvest

Vinification: Fermentation, maceration for 15 days at a maximum temperature of 28 °C. After the malolactic fermentation, the wine is put in barrels with about 10% of new wood

Alcohol Content: 13% by vol.

Residual Sugar: 5 grams per liter

Color: Ruby red

Aroma: Ripe fruit, vanilla and liquorice

Palate: Silky tannins, good structure with an elegant finish

Food Suggestions: Meats, tagliatelle with mushrooms, game

Serving Temperature: 17 °C / 63 °F