Wine Volpaia Chianti Classico DOCG 2007
Wine of intense ruby red color.
A well-structured wine tastes quite smooth, fruity notes.
The wine has a complex and elegant bouquet with notes of red berries and cherries.
Wine is perfect for meat dishes, sausages and cheeses.
Wine Volpaia Chianti Classico DOCG 2007 is made from Sangiovese grapes with a little Syrah and Merlot, assembled with vines growing on sandy soils with a large addition of limestone. The year 2007 started with a soft warm winter and rainy spring, then will come the summer was hot and dry, the temperature returned to normal only in August, which is then transferred to a warm September. All this provided a small but very high-quality crop.
Volpaya Castle (Castello di Volpaia) was built in the eleventh century, far from strengthening in order to create on the border of Florence and Siena. At present, there remain only two of the six ancient towers and part of the original defensive walls surrounding the castle. Nevertheless, the location of buildings in the village of Volpaia and their walls are perfectly preserved virtually intact. In addition, Volpaia - it is also the name of the famous family. Lorenzo and Benvenuto della Volpaia became famous during the Renaissance, when the inventors of different mechanisms, one of them was a friend of Leonardo da Vinci. Inventions two brothers are now known to science museums in Florence, Chicago and Greenwich. In addition to wine, the farm has been Volpayya still producing olive oil, honey and vinegar.