Fattoria Della Aiola
Castelnuovo Berardenga - Radda in Chianti - Tuscany - Italy
Fattoria della Aiola is a small historic winery founded in 1934 by a renowned politician Giovanni Malagodi. The 27 ha of vineyards lie half in Castelnuovo Berardenga, half in Radda in Chianti. |The company is in process of planting 4 more ha of new vineyards. The vineyards enjoy varied exposure (SE, E, SW, NW) and altitudes of 280 -450 m a.s.l. All harvesting is done manually.
This wine is the flagship of the estate. Made from 90% sangiovese with a little Colorino and Merlot, it is aged 12 months in barrel and an additional 3 months in the bottle. Flavors and aromas of ripe cherries and berries with some mushroom and orange-peel character. Medium-bodied with firm, chewy tannins and a flavorful finish. Lots of character at the end. You can drink this wine now or age it for several years.