Wine Volpaia, "Coltassala", Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG, 2003
Well-structured wine with the potential for long aging.
The aroma of wine with elegant powerful notes of vanilla and berries.
The wine goes well with meat dishes, game and mature cheeses.
Wine Volpaia Coltassala Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG 2006 made from grape varieties Sangiovese and Mammolo collected from vines growing on sandy soils rich in limestone. Vintage 2006 has turned mature, with excellent sugar content and polyphenols, as well as excellent flavor. Wines Castello di Volpayya 2006 have a more intense color, rich flavor, good texture and remarkable potential exposure.
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. And yet, 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.