Chianti Classico Gran Selezione D.O.C.G.
Grape Varietals: 100% Sangiovese
Vineyards: Castelnuovo Berardenga, Siena. In the heart of the Chianti Classico region
Average age of the vines: 40 years
Soil: calcareus and rock galestro
Harvest Period: first 10 days of October. Only carefully selected handpicked grapes
Vinification: cold maceration of the grapes for 48 hours followed by fermentation and maceration for 15 days in stainless steel with daily pumping. After malolactic fermentation in barrels and barriques, 24 months in barriques and oak barrels. 6 months more of fining in the bottle
Alcohol Content: 14% by vol.
Residual Sugar: 2 grams per liter
Color: intense ruby red
Aroma: persistent and generous with good mature berries, aromatic herbs and a hint of balsamic
Palate: full-bodied, rich, powerful with very well balanced tannins. Long and very elegant finish
Food Suggestions: red grilled meats, aged cheese
Serving Temperature: 18 °C / 64 °F