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CHIANTI CLASSICO RISERVA

Type of wine: structured full bodied red wine aged in oak.

Grape varietals: Sangiovese (80%), Colorino (10%) and Canaiolo (10%)

Vineyard: pruning is double spurred cordon. Average planting density: 5.000 vines/hectare (2.000 vines/acre) and production about 6 tons/hectare. Soil is loos and not very deep, with a subsoil rich in grey clay and tufaceous rock. Rock bed not very deep. Average altitude: 250 metres above sea level.

Vinification:
harvested by hand in the second half of September. The grapes are vinified in stainless steel at controlled temperature with a long maceration on the skins at 26-30°C (79°-86° F) temperature. The wine is then aged in barriques for almost 2 years (where also malolactic fermentation arrives), followed by bottle refining for at almost 24 months.

Description: Colour: deep and intense ruby red with purple nuances. Bouquet: fruity with notes of jam and sweet spices (liquorice); very long-lasting. Flavour: complex structure, full bodied and rich wine with soft, mature and persistent tannins; elegant and particularly enveloping finish. Long aging potential.

Food affinities: typical Tuscan dishes, cold cuts and charchuterie; ideal with Chianina beef and barbecued meats.

Serving: in a big and large stem glass; can be uncorked a couple of hours in advance or just before serving. Excellent at 16°-18°C (61°-64°F).

Format: ml 750; 1500 ml.


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CHIANTI CLASSICO

Type of wine: structured red wine aged in oak.

Grape varietals: Sangiovese (80%), Colorino (10%) Canaiolo (10%).

vineyard: pruning is double spurred cordon. Average planting density: 5.000 vines/hectare (about 2.000 vines/acre) and production about 7 tons/hectare.

vinification: harvested by hand in the second half of September. The grapes are vinified in stainless steel at controlled temperature with a long maceration on the skins at 26-30°C (79°-86° F). The wine malolactic fermentation arrives in barriques where the wine is aged for 24 months and then refined in for at least 12 months.

description: Colour: deep and intense ruby red with purple nuances. Bouquet: fruity and fragrant, with a nice persistence and sweet spicy notes (liquorice). Flavour: pleasant structure with good acidic freshness and soft, mature, refined tannins.

food affinities: typical Tuscan dishes, cold cuts and charcuterie; ideal with beef and barbecued meats.

serving: in a large stem glass; can be uncorked a couple of hours in advance or just before serving. Excellent at 16-18°C (61 - 64°F).

format: 750 ml; 1500 ml.

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STOMENNANO TOSCANA ROSSO IGT

Type of wine: medium-bodied red.

Grape varietals: prevalently Sangiovese, blended with Colorino and Merlot.

vineyard: pruning is either single or double-spurred cordon. Average planting density: 4.500 vines/hectare (almost 1.800 vines/acre) and production about 8 tons/hectare.

vinification: harvested in September, grapes are vinified in stainless steel at controlled temperature with long maceration on skins. The wine is aged in oak for almost one year before bottling, where it further refines for several months before release.

description: Colour : ruby red with violet hues. Bouquet: complex and harmonious with a lovely spicy note and a hint of red jam on the finish. Flavour: velvety and with good body, it reveals dense, austere tannins; finish is enveloping with a lightly toasted note.

food affinities: pair with pasta and rice dishes with meat-based sauces including baked pasta such as lasagne and cannelloni; grilled red meats, typical Tuscan dishes, cold cuts and charcuterie.

serving: in a medium-sized stem glass for reds, it can be uncorked just before serving. Excellent at 16-18°C (61 - 64°F).

format: 750 ml.
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STOMENNANO BIANCO

Type of wine: young white.

Grape varietals: blend of typical white varietal of central Tuscany (Trebbiano toscano and others).

vineyard: pruning is either double-spurred cordon or double guyot. Average planting density: 4.500 vines/hectare (about 1.800 vines/acre) and production about 11 tons/hectare.

vinification: harvest is done in the second half of September. Grapes undergo soft pressing. The free-run juice ferments at controlled temperature in refrigerated vats. The wine remains on the lees before bottling and is released after a brief bottle refining period.

description: Colour: straw yellow with slight greenish hues. Bouquet and flavour: fresh and with good complexity, it is characterized by its structure and minerality, flavour of white-fleshed fruit and a slight note of grapefruit, both in bouquet and flavour.

food affinities: cold antipasti, seafood and crustaceans, anchovies, pasta and rice dishes, white meats.
serving: in stem glass for white wine, uncork just before serving. Excellent at 10-12°C (50-54°F).

format: 750 ml.
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EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL
The olive groves of Stomennano are found partially around the Borgo and partially covering the terraces that surround the walls of Monteriggioni
soil type: hillsides rich with exposed stone and shallow soil, quite light in texture.

cultivars: Frantoio, Leccino, Moraiolo, Correggiolo.

harvesting system: by hand between the end of October and beginning of November; extracted within 24 hours of harvesting.

description: Colour: golden yellow with topaz reflections. Bouquet and flavour: the nose is fruity and persistent, with notes of grassiness and almonds plus a hint of artichoke on the finish. On the palate, the bitterness and spiciness are very well balanced.

recommended uses: a superlative condiment in cooking: use for salads, vegetables, grilled and steamed meats and dishes, soups. Excellent for preparing superb bruschetta.

format: 250 ml and 500 ml; tins of 3 and 5 litres.

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Stomennano is a 13th century village with villa, farm houses, wine cellars, olive oil mill, a small church and stables. It is located on top of a hill facing the walled medieval castle of Monteriggioni that once sheltered the houses of the farmers of Stomennano.

The Estate includes vineyards, olive groves, arable land and woodlands, the latter ideally suited to horse riding, cycling and trekking. Siena, the beautiful town of worldwide repute is just a few kilometers away and the area is infused with that sense
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Borgo Stomennano has been in the owner’s family for centuries. It is appreciated by a special niche of tourists and offers the fascination of a stately antique estate; guests can find the atmosphere that is perfect for them and choose among many different types of accommodations.
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A historic landmark: first written documentation of Stomennano can be found in the Vatican Archives and dates back to 1100.

On the 11th of June, 1254 in front of the church of Stomennano the peace treaty between Florence and Siena was signed. Dante Alighieri himself was so touched by the view from here that he was inspired to mention Monteriggioni in his Divine Comedy’s Inferno.