CHIANTI CLASSICO D.O.C.G.

CHIANTI CLASSICO

Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita

Grape Varieties 95% Sangiovese and 5% Merlot
Altitude 200-310  meter above sea level
Soil Alberese Limestone and Red Clay
Training System Spurred Cordon System, 5.000 plants per hectare
Yiels Per Hectare 65 q. grapes to hectare
Harvest Merlot middle September, Sangiovese middle October
Vinification Fermentation and Maceration at a set temperature at no more than 25 °C.
Ageing The ageing process lasts 15 months; half of the grapes are aged in a 38 hl. French oak barrel, the other half, in a steel barrel
Bottle Ageing 6 months
Tasting Notes This wine has a medium ruby red colour, a really intense and typical Sangiovese aroma, red fruits forward, floral and slightly spicy. On the palate is soft and fresh, with a good acidity and delicate tannins. Medium length, really pleasant
Food Pairings Ideal with local cuisine meat dishes such as Florentine tripe, beans, Charcuterie, soft cheese, pork loin, roasted lamb                                                                                                            

 

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