Produced using the finest grapes selected from the 7-ha San Marcellino vineyard that surrounds the Church of San Marcellino in Monti in Chianti:
Up to 50-year-old vines
0.9 hectares of Pugnitello, an old indigenous Tuscan grape that perfectly complements Sangiovese, bringing out its color, structure and aromas
Since 2006 the San Marcellino cuvee has included about 5% Pugnitello
16-day fermentation and 23-day maceration
24 months in barriques (35%) and tonneaux (65%) of Allier oak (15% of new wood, 20% of 2 years, 25% of 3 years and 60% of 4 years), plus 24 months refining in bottle
Annual production is about 18,000 bottles.