Cabernet Sauvignon 100%
Area of production
Chianti Classico, Toscana
Sandy with a slight presence of stones (tufa soil)
Vine age: Plantings completed in spring 2002
Plant density: 11,000 plants per hectare
Yield: 60 qt/ha
Winemaking: Grapes are firstly selected during harvest in the vineyard and then by an optical sorter when they arrive to the winery; they are destemmed and the whole berries are immediately put into French oak fermenters.
Alcoholic fermentation: Fermentation is temperature-controlled and the must is kept in contact with the skins for about 30 days.
Maturation: The wine rests for 24 months in barriques (70% new and 30% used one year), of which 6 months are spent resting on the fine lees.
The wine has a deep ruby red color. The nose displays hints of green pepper, licorice and graphite melted with oak vanilla flavors. Full bodied with a ripe fruit palate, LEGIT has the potential to age for a long period of time, which is typical of the Cabernet Sauvignon produced in the Castelnuovo Berardenga Area.