Colour: Intense ruby with garnet hues.
Nose: A rich, though fresh and elegant, interpretation of Berardenga. Red and black cherries, black pepper, mint and bay leaves on the nose.
Palate: Red cherries, tobacco, liquorice notes on the palate. A firm tannic structure combined to a rich finish for a wine that aims for longevity.
Grape Varieties: 90% Sangiovese, 10% Merlot
Ideal with roasts and matured cheeses. Best served at 18 degrees Celsius.
History of Valiano
Valiano is a Tuscan wine estate located at Castelnuovo Berardenga in the Chianti Classico zone, principally associated with red wines based on the Sangiovese grape variety. In 1995 it was bought by the famous Piccini family of Chianti and is managed and marketed as a distinct estate. The estate covers 230 hectares (570 acres) of which 70ha (173 acres) are planted with vines.