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CHIANTI

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Chianti Classico DOCG

The name Chianti Classico, today identified by the famous logo of Gallo Nero (black rooster), is reserved to wines produced in the most antique origin area of Chianti.Produced in the hilly area of the provinces of Siena and Florence. It has a full ruby ​​color and expresses sensations of ripe fruit and spices, morello cherry and anise to the nose. Good structure to the palate with light tannins and a final of cherry and sweet spices.

Wine data sheet

Grapes
80% Sangiovese, 20% Canaiolo

Production area
Produced in the hilly area of the provinces of Siena and Florence

Altitude
50 - 200 m a.s.l.

Type of soil
Hilly terrains, with altitudes no higher than 700 meters above sea level, mainly made up of sandstone, limestone-marl substrata, clay shale and sand with a presence of galestro pebbles or rocks (called Scheletro in technical terms).

Alcohol
13.5 % vol.

Fermentation
The alcohol fermentation takes place in steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 26/28 °C for 10-15 days of peel maceration using recovery techniques. Once the alcohol fermentation is finished the wine is poured into steel tanks where the malolactic fermentation takes place.

Aging
The wine is placed into wooden containers for a brief aging then bottled.

Tasting notes
Dark red color, leaning towards garnet with aging, it has a full body and structure, with traces of mature fruit of a velvety taste with soft tannins.

Food pairings
Red meats; pork chops, egg pasta with meat sauce, aged cheeses.

Capacity
0,75 l

Awards and recognitions

Wine Enthusiast 2018

86 points

Forziere 2013

Wine Enthusiast 2017

86 points

Forziere 2013

Decanter World Wine Awards 2014

Commended

Forziere 2011

Berliner Wein Trophy 2014

Gold Medal

Forziere 2011

Gallery Forziere

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