Grapes: Sangiovese 100%
Vineyards: Produced from a single vineyard called “Vigneto della Capanna” covering a 4 hectares area. These vines were planted in year 2000, deriving from clones selected by the Losi family from ancient Sangiovese vineyards located in the wine estate. Situated at 300-350 meters above the sea level, southerly facing, the vineyard favorably supports a regular and optimal aging of the grapes Hilly slopes, medium–mixture sandy and clayey soil, with typical Galestro marl and Alberese limestones enhance the intense bouquet of this wine.
Wine making: Fermentation in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature lower than 27° for 20 days, which is the average suitable time for extraction of colour, polyphenols and tannins from the skin. After alcoholic fermentation, the wine is placed in French oak barrel for the malolactic fermentation and for a further refinement.
Aging: 3 months in French oak barrels.
Color: limpid, intense ruby red, with purple reflections.
Bouquet: intense, refined, with a rich union of fruity notes of blackberries, and floral notes of violets. Nice finish with light spicy aromas.
Flavor: full-body with elegant, lightly exuberant tannins softened by wooden spices, which never hide the others flavors. Good acidity in harmony with a complex and deep pleasantly long finish.
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Grapes: 90% Sangiovese 10% Canaiolo
Ageing: 12-18 months in oak casks 53hl and refine briefly in bottle before merchandising.
Tasting notes: brilliant deep ruby red; the impact on the nose is intense, fine and charming, with hints of red fruit and violet and pleasant spicy suggestions. The taste is well-balanced and full.
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Grapes: 95% Sangiovese 5% Canaiolo
Ageing: 24-32 months in oak casks 20-30hl and refine briefly in bottle before merchandising.
Tasting notes: bright ruby with a tendency to garnet red wine; the impact on the nose is complex and intense with spicy, red ripe fruit and black berry fragrance. In the mouth, it is well-balanced with a noble tannic note.
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Grapes: 50% Trebbiano Toscano 50% Malvasia del Chianti
Winemaking and Ageing: The grapes are carefully selected, giving a privilege to the entire grapes, in order to balance both the acidity and sugar content. The grapes are attached to wire until December allowing them to air dry naturally. After the weighing, the must is placed in small wood casks called “caratelli”. The alcoholic fermentation needs a long time. The ageing process in caratelli casks takes ten years.
Tasting notes: The appearance is bright gold yellow ; intense perfume with dried fruit hints. The taste is well structured and long lasting.
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Grape pomace: 90% Sangiovese 10% Canaiolo
The Querciavalle Grappa has an ancient flavor mixed with modern purity: the reason why it got the epithet of Grappa without time. It born in the Chianti hills, following the ancient principle of frugality: every single thing, for the farmer, must serve the best use possible. Thus, the grape pomace, after wine fermentation, was distilled. Unique and with ancient flavor as the place where it has its roots.
Aging: 18 months in French medium-toast oak tonneaux for a further development of aromatic sensations. An additional refinement in a small oak small barrels used for Vinsanto Losi aging enhances complex elegant flavors and a very fine round taste, recalling almonds and honey hints typical of vinsanto.
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Varieties of Olives: 100% Corregiolo
It is obtained from cold pressing (25°C) of the olives directly picked from the trees in the previously 48 hours. It is preserve in inox steel in order to protect it from the oxidation. At a constant temperature of 18°C.
Tasting notes: intense green colour with clear olive oil and fruity aroma with cardoon notes.
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