CRONOS 2012

IGT Rosso Toscana, Italia

60 % Sangiovese | 25 % Cabernet Sauvignon | 15 % Merlot

Highest grape quality from Borgo la Stella – developed with the 700 years of experience of one of the best regarded wineries in the world. Balanced acids, fruit aromas, harmonious. Balsamic and spicy notes on the nose, combined with a touch of red berries.

Vineyard Borgo la Stella, Radda in Chianti
Age of the vines 9 years
Soil Clayey with high limestone content (“Alberese” limestone)
Cultivation density 9,000 vines/ha.
Yield per plant Ø only 0.7 kg
Alcohol content 13.50% abv
Drinking notes
  • Ready for drinking
  • Open 1 hour before consuming
  • Do not decant
Ageing Malolactic fermentation in steel vat
Filtration Natural filtration (sedimentation)
Maturation Partially in new, partially in used 500 l oak barrels over a period of 18 months.
Vinification & bottling Marchesi Mazzei S.P.A. Agricola, Castellina in Chianti – Italia for Agricola Borgo La Stella, Radda in Chianti
Type of cork Natural cork
Residual sugar content 1.8 g/l