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| Tenuta Poggiolo now known as Bonfio
is an estate located in the heart of Chianti Colli Senesi. The
different vineyards, in total 230 hectares, have their
own microclimates, and special care is given to the
processing of the grapes to make wines which express the subtle
Tasting Notes: Made with 90% Sangiovese and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, this wine has a dark, ruby, red color; aromas of dry cherries and plum; and on the palate hints of cedar and tobacco followed by soft tannins.
Classification: Chianti DOCG
Area of Production: Monteriggioni, Siena
Grape Variety: 90% Sangiovese; 10% Cabernet Sauvignon
Soil: Classic shaley clay
Average Age of Vines: 12 years
Trellising System: Cordone speronato
Spacing of Plants: 4600 vines/hectare
Production per Acre: 1.79 tons
Vinification Technique: Fermentation in stainless steel at a controlled temperature for 7 to 8 days.
Maturation: Aged in large Slavonian oak casts for 3 to 6 months.
Total Acidity: 5.72 g/l
Residual Sugar: 1.00 g/l
Total Cases Produced: 2,000