The wine, the Chianti

Authentic products of a unique terroir

From the tuscan hills

The Chianti Classico and IGT Toscana wines we produce at Pensieri, are the result of careful organic practices and a love for this fascinating place. Among the hills of Chianti Classico, we cultivate the vines with the utmost respect for the environment, creating wines that express the authenticity of the land. Our goal is to bring all of this into every glass, combining tradition, sustainability and winemaking excellence.

Chianti Classico DOCG

Grapes: Sangiovese
Age of vineyards: 25 years
Altitude: 250/300 m asl

Vinification: in temperature-controlled cement tanks with frequent but brief pumping over.
Aging: 12 months in French oak barriques and tonneaux of 2nd and 3rd passage.
Organoleptic characteristics: deep ruby red with purple reflections, the nose highlights notes of blackberry and underbrush. On the palate it is enveloping, round and savory, with a vanilla finish accompanied by a good acid note.

Chianti Classico Riserva

Grapes: Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon
Age of vineyards: 25 years Sangiovese, 20 years Cabernet Sauvignon
Altitude: 250/300 m asl

Vinification: in temperature-controlled cement tanks with frequent but brief pumping over.
Aging: 18 months in French oak barriques of 1st and 2nd passage.
Organoleptic characteristics: deep ruby red with garnet reflections, the nose shows notes of red fruits, spices and vanilla. The palate is delicate but full-bodied, with a lingering aftertaste.

IGT Toscana Red "Emme"

Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon
Age of vineyards: 20 years
Altitude: 250/300 m asl

Vinification: in temperature-controlled cement tanks with frequent but brief pumping over.
Aging: 24 months in French oak barriques of 1st and 2nd passage.
Organoleptic characteristics: deep ruby red with purple reflections, on the nose there are immediate notes of green pepper and licorice. The palate is soft with clear notes of ripe fruit and vanilla.

IGT Toscana Bianco "Ronroco"

Grapes: Malvasia Lunga del Chianti
Age of vineyards: 50 years
Altitude: 250 m asl

Vinification: maceration on its skins in concrete tanks.
Aging: in porcelain amphora with weekly botonnage for 4 months.
Organoleptic characteristics: amber yellow, the nose has clear notes of citrus and yellow flowers. The palate has good acidity, body and a slight tannic note.

Chianti Classico DOC Vinsanto

Grapes: Sangiovese
Age of vineyards: 25 years
Altitude: 250/300 m asl

Vinification: the grapes are placed to dry in fruit lofts. Once the optimal concentration is reached, they are pressed in January.
Aging: after pressing, the juice placed to ferment in 50-liter, sealed kegs. After 48 months the
kegs are opened.
Sensory characteristics: amber color with golden reflections. On the nose, scents of spices, cinnamon and clove of almonds and dehydrated fruit: fig, apricot and raisins. In the mouth, the enveloping sensation of alcoholic and sugary notes, accompanied by remarkable viscosity, supported by a good acidic component.

You can taste our wines, either in accompaniment to the delicious dishes served at our restaurant, or during the guided tastings we organize by reservation.

Our wines, as well as our EVO oil, are available for direct sale.

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