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CHIANTI

Forziere

Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva

Riserva is refined for at least 24 months followed by at least 3 months of aging in bottle. Transparent ruby red color, the aroma expresses sensations of fruit in alcohol, black cherry and plum, balsamic sensations and sweet spices. On the palate is dynamic, with good crispness and smooth tannins. Its finish boasts hints of spices, cinchona and berries.

Wine data sheet

Grapes
80% Sangiovese, vines allowed by the specifications

Production area
Chianti Classico DOCG

Altitude
150-450 m a.s.l.

Type of soil
Shallow soil, with a clay-loam structure. Rich in rock fragments. Not overly fertile, with excellent concentrations of minerals and iron.

Alcohol
13.5 % vol.

Fermentation
Alcoholic fermentation for 10-12 days at a temperature of 20-24°C, followed by maceration for 20 days at 28-29°C in steel, using Delestage and racking techniques. Subsequent malolactic fermentation, racking and sulphurisation.

Aging
In concrete vats for about 12 months with microoxygenation and batonnage on fine lees for the first 3 months.

Tasting notes
Full ruby red colour. The bouquet is of ripe fruit and spices, Marasco cherry and aniseed. To the palate it is well-structured and is slightly tannic, and ends on cherry and sweet spices.

Food pairings
Red meats; fiorentina steak, stewed meats, roasts, sausages.

Capacity
0,75 l

Awards and recognitions

Luca Maroni - Annuario Dei Migliori Vini Italiani 2020

94 punti

Forziere 2016

Luca Maroni - Annuario Dei Migliori Vini Italiani 2020

96 punti

Forziere 2017

Wine Enthusiast 2018

86 points

Forziere 2012

Berliner Wein Trophy 2018

Berliner Silver

Forziere 2013

Decanter World Wine Awards 2017

Gold Medal

Forziere 2013

Wine Enthusiast 2017

86 points

Forziere 2012

International Wine Challenge 2015

Bronze Medal

Forziere 2011

Gallery Forziere

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