CHIANTI CLASSICO D.O.C.G.

Production Zone Chianti Classico, 150-310 meter above sea level.
Grapes Varieties Sangiovese 90% and Merlot 10%.
Last Vintage Released 2014
Training System Spurred cordon System (5.000 Plants to hectare).
Yield Per Hectare 60 q. grapes to hectare.
Harvest Merlot middle september, Sangiovese middle october. Only handpicked.
Vinification Handpicked grapes vinified at a set temperature at no more than 25 °C.
Ageing The ageing process lasts 12 months, half of the grapes are aged in a 38 hl. French oak barrel, the other half, in a steel barrel.
Bottle Ageing The wine is then bottled and left to age for a futher six months
Organoleptic
Characteristics
This wine has a medium ruby red colour, a really intense and typical Sangiovese aroma, small red fruits, bergamot zest, plum, floral and slightly spicy. On the palate is soft and fresh, with a good acidity and delicate tannins. Medium length, really pleasant. Medium structure. The most representative wine of the Chianti Classico area.
Food Pairing Ideal with local cuisine meat dishes such as Florentine tripe, beans, pork loin, roasted lamb and Peposo all’imprunetina.
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