In 1590 writings of an Italian author named Soderini note that in Tuscany the grape (Sangiovese) makes very good wine but if the winemaker is not careful, it risks turning into vinegar.
Santippe is Italian for Xanthippe, who was the famed 'shrewish' wife of Socrates, and is a play on the finicky yet strong natured personality of Sangiovese.100% Sangiovese from the youngest vineyards, this wine is stainless steel fermented, then malolactic fermented and refined in concrete. - Winery
Grape Varieties: 100% Sangiovese
Fermentation tanks: Stainelss steel
Aged in: in concrete tanks
Aged for: 3 months in concrete tanks plus 3 months in bottle
Alcohol Content: 14.5% vol.