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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
80% Sangiovese, 20% Canaiolo
Produced in the hilly area of the provinces of Siena and Florence
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).
13.5 % vol.
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.
The wine is placed into wooden containers for a brief aging then bottled.
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.
Red meats; pork chops, egg pasta with meat sauce, aged cheeses.
Awards and recognitions
Wine Enthusiast 2018
Wine Enthusiast 2017
Decanter World Wine Awards 2014
Berliner Wein Trophy 2014
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