The Chianti Costavecchia is made of 100 % Sangiovese which is an autochthonous grape variety of Italy. It is one of the most important and most common grape varieties and forms the basis for well-known wines such as Brunello die Montalcino, Chianti Classico, Chianti, or Vino Nobile di Montepulciano.
Appellation: Chianti DOCG
Vineyard: vineyards between Pienza and Montepulciano
Vineyard training system: Guyot
Vineyard soil: alkaline soil
Vinification: maturation in large barrels for 12 months
Food Pairings: roasted meat, game, cheese
Characteristics: intense ruby red colour, notes of red fruits, hints of wisteria, well-balanced, elegant, long-lasting finish