Rocca di Cispiano is located in the heart of the Chianti Classico region of Tuscany. Named after the Roman soldier that settled in the area, it is now producing some of the finest organically managed Sangiovese we have come across! Third generation winemaker Lorenzo Lepri instils a philosophy of tradition, passion and intuition into the wines we have today. This wine is 100% hand-harvested Sangiovese grown from organically managed vineyards.
‘Solatus’ pays homage to the Lepri family and their history in Tuscan winemaking spanning three generations.
Grape – Hand harvested 95% Sangiovese 5% Colorino
Vineyards – Fontamara / Harpos / Bimbe
Wine Making – Fermentation in Stainless steel followed by 6-8 months in French oak. Resting for a further 8 months in steel.
Colour – Deep ruby red
Nose – Ripe red fruit with hints of vanilla
Palate – Full bodied and well balanced with hints of jam, red fruits, tobacco and spices.
Cellaring – 15-20 years
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Another fantastic wine from Monterra and former winemaker of Grange Mike Farmilo. Lots going on here with cherries, red apples, redcurrant, red liquorice, white pepper and herbs all in tow. It is unashamedly medium bodied and offers great intensity of fruit, savoury notes and excellent structure.
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