Villa Saletta is a 1,760-acre estate located in the heart of Tuscany. Its story spans centuries, with the first written account of winemaking dating back to 980AD. In 2000, Guy and Julia Hands purchased the estate and began restoring its productive vitality, starting with the regrowth of the 22 hectares of vineyards in 2002. This includes Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Sangiovese grape varietals. Under the stewardship of winemaker David Landini, this revitalisation, along with the diversity of the terroir and an ideal climate, has allowed Villa Saletta to produce a suite of award-winning, top-quality Tuscan wines.
Grape Varieties: 100% Sangiovese
Ageing: 20 months 50% new tonneaux (500 L) 20% new barrels 20% one-year-old barrels 10% two-year-old barrels.
Color: intense ruby.
Perfume: aromas of leather and tobacco along with ripe red fruit and quinine.
Flavor: The palate is savoury, full and ample with supple and silky tannins. The finish and aftertaste are long and persistent.