Velenosi was born out of the passion of Ercole and Anglea Velenosi, situated in Marche and made from a blend of 70% Montepulciano and 30% Sangiovese. The maceration time is about 35-40 days to achieve excellent results and colour which is ruby red with garnet reflections. After fermentation the wine is placed in partly used and partly new barriques and the result is an intense concentrated wine with an array of blackcurrant and a touch of led pencil coupled with beautiful balance and great acidity. 2016 is a wonderful vintage approachable now but will also cellar for the next 4-5 years.
Established in 1903 by the Castellani family who have been an integral part of Tuscany for over a century have always dedicated their passion and their lifetime to produce beautifully balanced and poised yet inexpensive Chiantis. 2017 vintage is a relatively cool vintage in Tuscany and emphasizes beautiful perfume of pine nuts, prosciutto and roasted meats. This is excellent with pasta, lasagne or any cured meats.
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