Varietal Composition: 100% Sangiovese
Tasting Notes: An honest red wine with a bouquet that smells of ripe black cherries and plums. The palate is an uncomplicated pleasant and soothing. In the final, discloses the Sangiovese freshness that gives the wine the typical Tuscan elegance.
Serving Suggestions: Entire meals, preferably meat and cheese dishes.
The Estate: The Grati family has been growing grapes and olives in Rùfina for five generations. The Galiga and Vetrice estates are owned by the Grati brothers and extend over an area of 562 hectares, on the hills between Pontassieve and Rùfina, and one hundred are dedicated to vineyards. The family’s bonds with the land are deeply rooted, so deeply that they have even affected its morphology, with two lakes they created: Galiga and Vetrice. The landscape, with its vineyards interspersed with twelve thousand olive trees and cypresses towering over the hills, is typically Tuscan.
The Soil: The soil is fertile and clayey, with an eastern exposure it enjoys a dry, ventilated climate to produce outstanding grapes: Sangiovese, Canaiolo, and Colorino along with Malvasia, Trebbiano, Cabernet and Merlot.