Connexion Oenophilia represents fine wines produced by exceptional estates, many of them family-owned. All are committed to producing wines of superb quality.
Tuscany :: Italy
Estate located in San Casciano dei Bagni, near Siena, with 8 hectares of vineyards, replanted in 1995 with meticulous attention to selection of grape varieties, clones and rootstocks. Between 1996 – 2000 the winery was renovated. Consultant winemaker is Emiliano Falsini.
Sangiovese 95%, Colorino/Canaiolo 5%
Stainless steel containers 40-60 hectolitres at a carefully controlled temperature. Finished in bottles for 3-6 months.
10-12 months in 20 hectolitre Slavonian and Allier oak barrels, tonneaux of 5 hectolitres, and barriques on the third refill.
Clean with fairly intense notes of cherry, red licorice, candy, and spice
Dry with fresh red and black berry fruit, medium bodied, nice and savoury, with berry and toffee replays on the finish, drinking very well now. Classic Chianti and great value.