The San Vincenti estate is located in the municipality of Gaiole in Chianti, in the heart of the historically most ancient part of Chianti, 30 kilometres from Siena. San Vincenti (St.Vincent), the protector of fields, vineyards and wine-makers, portrayed in ecclesiastic iconography holding a bunch of grapes in his hand, is the patron saint of the small hamlet that rises up near the vineyard.
100% Sangiovese that has seen 12 months in oak 3 months in bottle
Intense ruby red with purple hues. Warm and fruity nose, with hints of cherry and blackberry, accompanied by a hint of cassis and tobacco. The full and smooth taste with a hint of ripe fruit and spices, cinnamon pepper and cocoa. Its acidity is tasty and rich.
Goes well with Tuscan sausages with fennel braised wit lentils, meatballs & polenta, bistecca alla Fiorentina, tomato pasta dishes, roast goose or good old fashioned pizza!