GRAPES: 100 % Sangiovese grosso
Altitude: 250 m a.s.l.
Vineyards: north-west facing vineyard near Montosoli hill on northern side of Montalcino
Soil: loamy clay soils
Yield: 55hl / ha
Harvest: manual harvest mid-September onwards
Fermentation: in temperature controlled stainless steel vats
Ageing: 12months in small French oak barrels (225L barriques)
Reﬁning: in bottle for 12 months
Bottle production: 7000 bottles 0,75l
Color: Intense ruby red with light garnet nuances
Nose: Neat perfumes of fruit with cherry scents
Rosso di Montalcino DOC - Il Paradiso di Frassina
Taking its name from both the Earth goddess and Carlo’s daughter Gea, this young Sangiovese has plenty of bright fruit and a rare purity. It is released to market after aging for about 12months in large barrels of oak and refining in the bottle for 6months.