Wine Gagliole, Rubiolo Chianti Classico DOCG, 2008
Wine ruby color with dark reflections and cherry rim shade.
The taste of wine is plentiful and rich, with powerful tones of cherry and plum, moderate acidity, mineral tones and smooth sweet tannins.
Bouquet intense wine, with the aroma of cherry and berry jam nuances.
The wine goes well with meat dishes, game, pates, sausages, cheeses, pastas with various sauces, risotto.
Wine "Rubiolo Chianti Classico" is made from Sangiovese with a small addition of Merlot. Grapes grown on a small vineyard at an altitude of about 500 meters above sea level on the marl soils of medium texture. Planting density is 5,000 vines per hectare, yield - 4500 kg per hectare. Harvested in small boxes. Fermentation at controlled temperature and maceration take place in new French oak barrels (1/3), another third - in two-three-year barrels and the rest - in steel tanks. This period lasts from 15 to 18 days. The wine is aged in bottles with strict thermal control for at least 3 months before entering the market. Rubiolo Chianti Classico - a harmonious pleasant wine with a fruity taste and soft tannins.
Gagliole - a small country with an ancient history dating back to 994 AD, which is its magnificent scenery with cypress trees and ancient terraces expresses all the beauty of Tuscany. The magic of this place is so "capture" of the Swiss Bankers Bёra Thomas and his wife - Monica galeristka that they decided to stay here. In 1990, they bought a Gagliole 30 hectares of vineyards spread over 8 hectares. Their love for good wines has become a real passion. In the modernization of equipment and winery called "Gagliole", has been substantial investment, but the most important contribution to its work - created by a team of professionals whose mission is to create quality wines that represent the highest expression of the terroir. As an expert and chief enologist was invited by the famous Stefano Kochchioli, takes the position agronomist Dr. Tobias Fromman. Vineyards "Gagliole" located at an altitude of 500 meters above sea level in the south and south-western exposure. Age of vines is diverse and ranges from 3 to 30 years. Harvested by hand and to further improve the quality of wine goes a long and rigorous selection process using a sorting table. The winery produces four wines - Gagliole IGT, Pecchia, Gagliole Bianco and Rubiolo. They differ in the same quality and marked the highest awards and expert estimates.