Chianti Classico D.O.C.G.
Grape Varietals: Sangiovese mainly, with integration of complementary vines (Merlot and Cabernet)
Vineyards: located at 350 m above sea level, municipality of Barberino Tavarnelle (FI)
Average age of the vines: 15/20 years
Soil: clayey, rich in skeleton, medium texture
Harvest Period: end of September - mid October
Vinification: long traditional red maceration in automated winemakers, followed by malolactic fermentation and subsequent aging, part of which in large oak barrels. Further two months in bottle to let the wine rest
Alcohol Content: 13.50% vol.
Residual Sugar: 2 grams per liter
Color: deep ruby red with violet reflections
Aroma: notes of red berry fruits, complexed by spices and balsamic nuances
Palate: good structure, notable freshness and long finish enhanced by soft and silky tannins
Food Suggestions: ideal with soups, traditional first courses, cured meats, white meats and medium/mature cheeses
Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C / 60-65 °F
Ideal with soups, traditional first courses, cured meats, white meats and medium/mature cheeses
16-18 °C / 60-65 °F