Chianti Classico D.O.C.G.

Obtained from Sangiovese grapes, the must ferments in steel, then 50% of the wine matures in french oak barriques and 50% in cement tanks, followed by a further 3 months in bottle before release. The wine is smooth, fruit-rich, and delicious, with supple, well-balanced tannins.

It should be served at a temperature of 18° C.

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

Environmental Labelling

Technical data

Appellation: Chianti Classico DOCG

Grape varieties: Sangiovese 100%

Vineyard age: 15-20 years

Vineyard density: 5000-7000 vines per hectare

Vineyard yeld: 4000-5500 kg per hectare

Elevation, exposure: 350-450 metres, south-southwest

Soil: Medium texture on Pietraforte rock

Harvest: Handpicked, into small boxes

Vinification: Thermally controlled indigenous yeast fermentations with 20-day maceration

Aging: 10 months in barrique and 40hl french oak vats, followed by 3 months in concrete tank

Bottle aging: Min. 3 months under controlled temperature