This wine takes its name from a family ancestor who lived in the 18th century, a great vintner and a keen
wine drinker. The label is based on an old photo of Baccheri, stylized and revisited to create a modern
image that emphasizes the strong connection between past and present.
DENOMINATION: Red Wine IGT Tuscany
PRODUCTION AREA: Castellina In Chianti
GRAPE VARIETAL: Sangiovese 60%, Merlot 40%
SOIL: medium-compact, clayey
ALTITUDE: 300 meters above sea level
MICROCLIMATE: moderate precipitation in autumn and spring, winters with temperatures below freezing
at night and very hot summers.
COLOR: ruby red
AROMA: Intensely fruity
TASTE: young, persistent, with notes of red fruits. Round and full-bodied, smooth with soft, velvety
tannins, long and flavorful.
ALCOHOL: 13-13,5% vol
VINIFICATION: in steel
FERMENTATION PERIOD: 18/20 days
AGING: 5 months in small second or third fill French oak barrels
AGING IN THE BOTTLE: at least 3 months
PAIRING: First courses with red sauces of meat and game; second courses of roasts, game and braised and grilled meat; great with aged cheese