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Purity and sheer deliciousness. Olly Smith ≠e Daily Mail · 2013


Production Area Greve

in Chianti: Ru∞oli. Alberese, Grosseto: Banditella (Maremma).

Appellation Toƒana

IGT

First vintage 2007

Variety Cabernet

Franc; Syrah; Merlot.

Vineyards Ru∞oli:

Solatìo, Faule and Casaocci. Banditella: Podere Marrasa and Sugherettaia.

Exposure

Ru∞oli: South-Southwe∆; 350/450 m.s.l. Banditella: North-South; 30 m.s.l.

Soil

Ru∞oli: ≠e disintegration of quartz and feld≈ar sand∆one produces deep and loose soil with sandy silt and ∆rong presence of large ∆ones. Banditella: A mixture of silt and alluvial


sand, with areas of gravel and surface pebbles that can be traced back to the Plei∆ocene. Viticulture Biodynamic Yields 30

hl/ha.

avg. Production 20,000

Harvest Grapes

Élevage

bottles (1,666 cases).

are harve∆ed by hand in ≈ecial 8 kg crates, to prote¬ the berries. 16 months in 20% new fine and extrafine grained French oak barriques.

Maturity Enjoyable

now. Will reach maturity around 2015, and will continue to evolve for at lea∆ another 15 years.

ideal Temperature 18–20°

(since inception).

ideal glasses Riedel

C (64–68° F).

Vinum Extreme 4444/0; Riedel Vinum Extreme 4444/07;


Riedel Sommeliers 4400/30; Spiegelau Authentis 00.

Formats 0.750

liter, 6 bottle wooden case; Magnum (1.5 liters), single bottle wooden case; Double Magnum (3 liters), single bottle wooden case; ImpĂŠriale (6 liters), single bottle wooden case.

Label Photo

by Alessandra Rocchetti.

No animal produÂŹs or byproduÂŹs are used in the vineyards or in the cellar. Suitable for vegans and vegetarians.


Turpino is the culmination of years of patient exploration in the Querciabella vineyards and cellar. Sebastiano Cossia Castiglioni Owner and Honorary Chairman 路 2013


Turpino 2010