Sangiovese up to 70%: Cabernet and other varieties up to 30%. The exact proportions can vary with each vintage.
Vinification Technique: The two grape varieties are vinified separately, since they ripen at different times. Toward the end of fermentation they are blended and placed in small wooden casks where they slowly complete alcoholic and malolactic fermentation.
Finishing: Dogajolo is bottled between the last week of March and the first week of April of the year after harvest. It is excellent when young. but as with any red wine of good mettle, it ages well.
Color: Deep garnet with violet reflections.
Bouquet: Very fruity and intense, with hints of cherry, coffee, vanilla and spice
Flavor: Full, soft on the palate, complex, well developed.
Alcohol: 12-12.5% by volume.
Serving Temperature: 15-16 °C (59-61 °F) the first year, 18-20 °C (64-68 °F)
Gastronomy: Given its fruitiness, Dogajolo can be paired with first courses and white meats, but shows at its best with full-flavored dishes such as roasts, grilled meats, cold cuts and Tuscan regional specialties.
Our History In 1967, Giovanni Carlo Sacchet and Antonio Mario Zaccheo set out to revolutionize wine and produce a Chianti Classico so presitigious that it would gain international renown.
These two wine fanatics saw an enormous potential that was not being used in Tuscan soil. They understood that applying cutting-edge technology and pushing the standard of quality even further, would create the ultimate of wines. And they did just that.
Giovanni and Antonio made the Carpineto wine brand into an international success, which is currentlyexported to over 70 countries worldwide. The intensity, integrity and consistency of their wine has earned them a solid reputation among consumers and critics alike. Carpineto wines, especially the aged reds, have received numerous awards and accolades.
Innovators by tradition, Giovanni Carlo Sacchet and Antonio Mario Zaccheo continue to experiment with some of their classics with a strong focus on traditional Tuscan values. Carpineto has proven itself a leader in both prestigious wines such as Tuscan DOCG and innovative structured varietal wines.