Chianti Classico Riserva 2012

CHIANTI CLASSICO RISERVA 2012

AREA OF ORIGIN
Altitude : 657 ft.
Soil : medium mixture with prevalence of clay and shells
Hillside : south ; south-east

Grape :  80% Sangiovese, 10 % Colorino and 10% Merlot
Pruning system : Spur pruning
Vines/hectare : 5000
Yeld/hectare : 60 hl.
Harvest : end of September

 

VINIFICATION
Vinification : fermentation in stainless steel tanks
Maturation : aged in French oak barrels for 18 months

ANALYTICAL DATA
Alcohol : 13% vol.

TASTING NOTES
Color : ruby red colour with orange reflections
Aroma : sicy and red fruits flavours, with light  vanilla notes
Flavor : armonios and elegant, with great body and smooth tannins
Food pairings : flavourful roasts, pasta  dishes, cheeses and grilled meats
Serving Temperature : 64° F