Dark Ruby red color , aromatic nose, with black berry and cherry aromas and flavors. On the palate it is medium bodied with good tannnis and an overall Chianti like fruit finish.
Our Sangiovese is a "junior" Chianti through and through, and offering excellent price value.
The IL Bastardo winery is located in the Rufina area of Tuscany just 20 KM's outside of Florence in the Sieve River Valley and considered the best area for Sangiovese grapes after the "Classico" Region. Consulting winemaker, Paolo Masi macerates the skin in stainless steel for 10 days creating a brightly colored fruit forward wine.Renzo Masi is family run company that has been making wine for three generations. The leading philosophy which has distinguished their work form the beginning until now has been the same: producing wines with an excellent quality/price relationship.
To obtain this year after year they have searched for and selected the producers who can guarantee a constant high-standard quality level, and they have created a long term relationship of cooperation, including consultation on how to manage the vineyard, with the aim of reaching the highest quality.