Chianti Colli Senesi Docg, Tenuta Le Calcinaie
The owner, Simone Santini, stubborn and exuberant, has always had a passion for viticulture, and as soon as he graduated as a wine technician in Siena he tried to put his studies into practice.
The soil is rich of yellow sand and clay with little or no skeleton, very rich in potassium a lot of shell fossils, thanks to its past when San Gimignano was covered by the ocean.
It is a fat and silky land and the name of the winery derives from the rich presence of lime.
His Chianti Colli Senesi, is rich in color and body. Grace and elegance are the main characteristics of this red wine.
Typical example of the potential of the Sangiovese grape in the San Gimignano area
Medium body, elegant tannins, red fruits specially red cheery.
Son of San Giovese grape, is made with 100% of Sangiovese grape, vinified in steel and aged in wood barrels.
2019. We will send you the latest harvest year available. If you want a specific year please contact us.
15 days with the skins
6 months in steel tanks, plus 6 months of bottle refinement
14,5% by vol
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