Chianti Classico DOCG (0.75 lt)
Produced with Sangiovese and a small addition of Merlot, this Chianti Classico is aged almost entirely in steel.
In the glass it is a lively ruby red, with a fruity bouquet of red fruits and cherries that blend perfectly with hints of vanilla and iris. It is harmonious and well structured, savoury and moderately tannic.
|Wine type||Chianti Classico |
|Production area||The 8,5 hectares (21 acres) dedicated to Chianti Classico production are located between San Casciano and Mercatale in val di Pesa in one of the best area to produce this wine. The area has smooth hills with a moderate content of clay and rich in structure. The different exposure of our vineyards allows to produce grapes with a high organ electric complexity, a pre-condition to obtain excellent wines|
|Vine type||Sangiovese 90% and Merlot 10%|
|Production||50 quintal per hectare (4.460 pounds per acre) for Sangiovese e 40 for Merlot|
|Harvest||Harvest is hand made to maintain the grape integrity and quality. Only selected grapes of the higher vineyards are chosen to produce the Gran Selezione|
|Serving temperature||14° C (57° Fahrenheit)|
|Visual examination||Clear, bright ruby red, robust|
|Olfactory examination||Fresh and fruity with notes of iris and cherry and a hint of vanilla that blends perfectly with the fruit|
|Olfactory & taste examination||Fresh and elegant with well-structured tannins, savory|
|Best time for consumption||Ready|
|Food pairing||Meat either grilled or stew, “tagliata” of Cinta|