Vigna di Sessina Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Docg 2015
Vigna di Sessina Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Docg 2015

Vigna di Sessina
Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Docg 2015

Vigna di Sessina is made using the best selection of grapes from its namesake vineyard, part of the Dievole property. The fossil-rich soil, originating from a sandstone known as “Macigno”, bestows the wine with a unique elegance and freshness.

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Technical Information

Position:
South, south-west
Soil type:
Fossil-rich soils originating from a sandstone known as "Macigno"
Training system:
Cordon spur converting to Guyot
Vine density:
6.250 vines per hectare
Vine age:
16 years
Hectare yield:
75 q.li
Plant yield:
1.2 Kg
Harvest Period:
Early October
Alcohol:
14% Vol.
Acidity:
5.5 g/l
Bottle Size:
750ml

Winemaking Process

Fermentation: 14-15 days in 75HL unrefined cement vats at a maximum temperature of 26ºC.

Aging: in 41 HL untoasted French oak barrels for about 17 months.

Refinement: a minimum of 12 months in bottle.

Tasting Notes

Color:
Intense ruby red with subtle garnet highlights.
Bouquet:
Intense aroma with distinct notes of rope red fruit and subtle hints of dried violet. The bouquet also boasts spiced fragrances.
Taste:
Elegant on the palate. The notable freshness is paired with excellent, mature tannins, boasting depth and pleasant to the senses. Excellent, well-balanced and long finish.
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