Chianti Classico D.O.C.G. Riserva

Obtained only from Sangiovese grapes, vinified in steel and aged for 10 months in small used oak barrels; stored in concrete vats for further 5 months.
The Chianti Classico Riserva has an intense ruby red colour with violet reflections. The nose has notes of blackberry, blueberry, violet, nuances of liquorice and Mediterranean herbs.

Best enjoyed at 16-18°C.

Best maturity for drinking: up to 3-5 years after release.

Environmental Labelling

Technical data

Appellation: Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG

Grape varieties: Sangiovese 100%

Vineyard age: 16 years

Vineyard density: 7000 vines per hectare

Vineyard yeld: 5000 kg per hectare

Elevation, exposure: 450 metres, south-southwest

Soil: Medium texture on Pietraforte rock

Harvest: Handpicked, into small boxes

Vinification: Thermally controlled indigenous yeast fermentations with 25-day maceration

Aging: 12 Monate im Barrique und 6 Monate im Zement

Bottle aging: Min. 3 months under controlled temperature