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CHIANTI CLASSICO D.O.C.G. RISERVA

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Production Zone 150-310 meter above sea level.
Grapes Varieties Sangiovese 90% and Cabernet Sauvignon 10%.
Training System Spurred cordon system, 5.000 Plants to hectare.
Yield Per Hectare 45 q. grapes to hectare.
Harvest Sangiovese middle october, Cabernet Sauvignon
end october.
Vinification The Riserva – La Sala, only uses a selection of
the best grapes in the vineyard. Maceration
takes 2/3 weeks and is done in steel barrels at a
temperature of 25 °C.
Ageing Ageing lasts 18 months, half of the graps age
in 38hl French oak Barrel, the other half in French
barriques.
Bottle Ageing 12 months.
Tasting notes Deep ruby colour, with a delicate dried fruit taste. Really complex yet elegant nose with lots of spicy and balsamic notes. On the palate is vibrant, mineral and velvety, with a soft and ripe tannin. Impressive length and elegant finish. The tannins structure makes it an ideal match for red meat dishes such as Florentine T-bone steak.
Food Pairing Any steak and red meat dishes, roasted lamb, wild boar.
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