Chianti Superiore DOCG 2016
Chianti Superiore DOCG 2016

Chianti Superiore DOCG 2016

Vintages

Quintessential Tuscany: a gentle whirl of the ripest red fruits, violets and cherries. A vivacious ruby red with the tannins that are youthful yet harmonious and rounded. The result is a complex, elegant wine, with a long finish, easily paired with food.

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Technical Information

Position:
Sud, sud-west
Soil type:
Marl, limestone
Training system:
Cordone speronato
Vine density:
5.000 plants / ha
Vine age:
10-15 years
Hectare yield:
70 q.li
Plant yield:
1,4 kg
Alcohol:
13,5%
Acidity:
5,5 g/l
Bottle Size:
750 ml

Winemaking Process

It ferments on natural yeast in steel vats for about two weeks. Following a natural malolactic fermentation in the same vats, the wine ages in large barrels for another 12 months. It is bottled aged for a further 3 months prior to release.

Tasting Notes

Color:
Bright, intense red ruby.
Bouquet:
Ripe red fruits as violets and cherries.
Taste:
Fresh and juicy flavoured with tannins that are youthful yet harmonious and rounded. Elegant with a long finish.
Pairing:
Excellent with traditional Tuscan dishes such as ribollita, pasta or grilled meat.
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