This wine – ‘Il Calanco’ – is named after the sandy clay hill rising above the vineyard at Antico Borgo La Torre.
Chianti Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita – DOCG
Vaggio, Reggello, Firenze, Tuscany, Italy
age of vines
12 – 50 years
150-180 over sea level
Sandy clay soil
wine harvest period
By hand and use of small boxes, whereby the best grape clusters are selected.
Steel fermentation for 10-20 days using yeast occurring naturally on our lands, soft pressing.
18 months in steel/ concrete tanks, 6 months in Slovenian oak tonneau, and bottle maturation.
Alcohol by volume
Aromas of cherries and forest fruits, with light notes of liquorice. Offering a savoury delight across the palate, with lively, smooth tannins and a pleasant acidity.
It is wonderful with red meats, stews and BBQ.
Number of bottles