The Antonini family and Poggiotondo
The story of Poggiotondo begins in 1968 with Carlo Antonini, teacher, passionate about agriculture and beekeeper, bought the properties historically belonged to the Conti Guidi, an ancient noble family who owned lands in Tuscany and Emilia Romagna, and has given the village its name, Cerreto Guidi in the Medioevo.
The Superiore grapes are fermented in cement tanks using only indigenous yeasts for 12 days at 28°C. The Chianti superiore is than aged in 54hl large untoasted oak casks for 12 months.
Tasting Notes: Mid cherry. Nicely rocky/dusty quality to the pure, fresh dark fruit. Deliciously succulent with spicy, seet dark cherry and wild headgerow fruit but just a little savoury too. Beautifully balanced and harmonious. Both smooth and tangy and finishes so fresh.
Variety: 85% Sangiovese, 10% Canaiolo, 5% Colorino
Vol: 750 ml