Luna Nera (Chianti DOCG) available years: 2003
A ruby-red Tuscan Chianti wine with an ethereal bouquetand full, balanced flavour. We reccomanded serving the wine at a temperature of 16-18°C. The bottle should be uncorked two hours before drinking to enance its characteristic flavour.
Composition: Sangiovese and other typical Chianti varieties.
Winemaking: Fermentation for 12/15 days with frequent turning over and bringing back to air of the must during the first phase. Malolactic fermentation normally occurs immediately after alcoholic fermentation.
Aging: In the bottle.
Character: This Chianti is deep and intense ruby red in colour, with an ethereal bouquet, and light fruit: a full, balanced flavour.
Serving advice: We raccomanded serving the wine at a temperature of 16-18°C. The bottle should be uncorked two hours before drinking to enance its characteristic flavour.
Luna Rossa (Rosso Toscano) available years: 2003.
Beginning with a selected Sangiovese graps from our vineyards and followed by a process of magical trasformation in our cellar this wine develops its smooth and intense flavour. It is best served at room temperature.
Composition: Sangiovese, Trebbiano, Malvasia.
Winemaking: 10-15 days_ fermentation with frequent turning over and bringing back to air of the must for the extraction of colour and flavour, followed immediately by racking.
Aging: In the bottle.
Character: This is a young and fruity wine, yet it persists well.
Maturation: In stainless steel and then further ageing in bottles preserves all the basic components of Sangiovese, the dominant original variety. The wine is ruby red in colour with spicy notes, and a soft intense flavour.
Serving advice: Best served at room temperature.
Luna Bianca (Bianco Toscano) available years: 2003.
It is a pleasant, dry white wine produced from the best Malvasia and Trebbiano grapes in our Tuscan vineyards. We raccomanded that you serve this wine chilled.
Composition: Tuscan Trebbiano and Malvasia.
Winemaking: After a very brief 12-hour steeping, fermentation without skins takes place in stainless , for about 10/15 days. Partial malolactic fermentation occurs.
Character: This is a young, fruit and well balanced wine, combining pungent flavours with a pleasant acidity.
Serving advice: Served chilled at 10-12°C.
Luna d'Oro (Affinato in barrique) available years: 2000, 2001.
This is a wineof great quality, produced only from our best crops of carefully selected grapes. Luna d'Oro is aged in small French oak barrels , thereby developing its intense bouquet and characteristic body. Best served at a temperature of about 18°C, uncorking the bottle and decanting the wine a few hours prior to drinking.
Composition: Sangiovese, Trebbiano, Malvasia-
Winemaking: 8-10 days of tumultuous fermentation with frequent turning over and bringing back to air of the must, followed by a brief period of steeping prior to racking.
Aging: Occurs in sttainless steel and the proceeds in French oak barrels of 225-liter capacity for a period of at least 6 months. This gives the wine a strenght, maturity and mellowing, and prevents the sweet, vanilla tones of the barrique from smothering the basic components of the Sangiovese.
Character: This is a wine of high quality, wich is bottled only in the best years.
Maturation: In small oak barrels develops an intense bouquet and special body. The wine is an intense ruby red in colour with a hint of mauve.
Serving advice: In order to taste the wine at its best, the bottle should be opened and decanted at least two hours before drinking.