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The Estate’s core wine is the Chianti Terre di Corzano, which translates as ‘Earth of Corzano’. It’s a blend of 90% Sangiovese co-fermented with 10% Canaiolo, all hand-harvested from Corzano's rocky, south-facing slopes. The soils here are what the Italians call alberese—a compact clay and limestone littered with pebbles—which results in particularly aromatic reds.
With just a smidgen of whole bunches, the wine was naturally fermented and aged in a combination of large 25- and 40-hectolitre botti casks, a brand of élevage still very rare in barrique-obsessed Tuscany. Goldschmidt enjoys the softening impact of large-format wood on Sangiovese tannins, and we can only agree.
We respectfully acknowledge the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nation, who are the Traditional Owners of the land on which we operate in Melbourne, and pay our respect to their Elders past, present and emerging. We also acknowledge and respect the Traditional Owners of lands across Australia, their Elders, Ancestors, cultures and heritage, and recognise the continuing sovereignties of all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nations.
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