Chianti Classico DOCG 2016
 Chianti Classico DOCG 2016

Chianti Classico DOCG 2016

Vintages

Dievole Chianti Classico DOCG is the company’s star wine, an ambassador for Dievole’s other labels. This wine fully conveys the uniqueness of and respect for the territory where it is produced.

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Technical Information

Soil type:
Partly arenaceous soils, partly sandy silty soils, with marine origins and traces of marl and limestone
Training system:
Cordon spur converting to Guyot
Vine density:
5.000 plants per hectare
Vine age:
18 years
Hectare yield:
75 q.li
Plant yield:
1,5 kg
Harvest Period:
Late September
Alcohol:
13,5 %
Acidity:
5,7 g/l
Bottle Size:
750 ml

Winemaking Process

14-15 days in unrefined 75HL concrete vats at a maximum temperature of 28ºC

Aging: in 41Hl untoasted French oak barrels for about 13 months.
Refinement: minimum of 3 months in bottle.

Tasting Notes

Color:
Intense ruby red.
Bouquet:
Very floral, with hints of dried violets and ripe red fruit nuances.
Taste:
Well-integrated and balanced minerality, with developed tannins. On the palate, aromas of red fruits, including cherries. Bodied wine, with a pleasant, long finish. Excellent drinkability.
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