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CHIANTI

Risalto

Chianti Montalbano DOCG

We are in the land of Leonardo Da Vinci, on the splendid hills of Montalbano, rich in marine fossils that bestow exceptional freshness and flavor to the wine. Risalto features a bright ruby red color and a floral and fruity aroma, with hints of violet and cherry combined with spicy sensations of vanilla and cocoa. On the palate, spices, underbrush and balsamic hints are supported by a warm and robust sip.

Wine data sheet

Grapes
80% Sangiovese, vines allowed by the specifications

Production area
Chianti DOCG

Altitude
from 100 m a.s.l.

Type of soil
Hill soil, loose and deep, rich in marine fossils and rock fragments. Marl and sandstone, comprising clay and sand schists. Alternated with vineyards located in areas with a higher clay content and an alkaline pH.

Alcohol
13 % vol.

Fermentation
Alcoholic fermentation for 10-12 days at a temperature of 20-24°C, followed by maceration for 10 days at 27-28°C in steel, using Delestage and racking techniques. Subsequent malolactic fermentation, racking and sulphurisation.

Aging
Ageing in steel vats with micro-oxygenation on fine lees for about 8 months.

Tasting notes
Ruby red colour. The bouquet is floral and fruity, with sensation of violet and cherry, together with spicy sensation of vanilla and cocoa. To the palate it is spicy and balsamic, warm and robust. It ends on notes of berries, humus and cocoa.

Food pairings
Red meats; fiorentina steak, cold cuts, caciotta cheeses, meat tartare and carpaccio.

Capacity
0,75 l

Awards and recognitions

Decanter World Wine Awards 2014

Commended

Risalto 2013

International Wine Challenge 2007

Awarded

Risalto 2006

Mundus Vini 2007

Awarded

Risalto 2006

Gallery Risalto

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