The Podere di Marcialla farm is located ona green Chianti hill, halfway between Florence and Siena and covers an area of28 hectares of which 13 are vineyards and 8 are olive groves. The recent andambitious project was begun in 2009 from the union of the Anichini andPassaponti families, who have been viticulturists for over 150 years in theterritories of Barberino val d’Elsa and Certaldo.
Today Silvio Anichini, Giovanni and MariaPia Passaponti run their farm with dedication and passion by utilising themethod of organic farming. This is an idea which was realised back in 1988thanks to Giovanni’s respect and love of his land. The farm’s philosophy of"eco-sustainability" is assiduously followed in every detail andtranslates into the daily search for the maximum expression of the terroirwhile fully respecting the environment and its biodiversity
Classification: Chianti Riserva D.O.C.G
Produiction Area : Marcialla
Production Technology :
The vinification of the selected grapestakes place in small cement tanks at a controlled temperature of about 22°C.The maceration has an average duration of 20 days during which the alcoholicfermentation is completed. Daily rimontaggio (pumping must over the grapepomace) and manual follatura (punching-down operations which break up the ‘cap’of pomace) are performed.
Maturation: 16 months in 10 hl French oak barrels. This is followed by a period of refinement in bottles before being placed on market
Intense ruby red color. Complex bouquetcharacterized by hints of red fruit, black currants and ripe plums withcomplementary tertiary notes of tobacco and black pepper. Persistent andelegant upon the palate with soft and diffused tannins.
Parings : Red meats , roasted or grilled. Fermented cheeses