Appellation: Chianti Classico Gran Selezione DOCG
Grape varieties: Sangiovese 95%, Canaiolo e Colorino 5%
Vineyard: – Location: 4.5 hectares, east/southeast, 420-450 m. a.s.l. – Training system: spurred cordon – Planting density: 7.500 plants per hectare
Fermentation: about 20 days at 28°C
Aging: at least 12 months in wood – Refinement: in bottle for at least 6 months
Alcohol: circa 13,5%
1st vintage: 1988
Aging potential: 20/25 years
Wine profile: Intense ruby red, floral and chocolate aromas with elegant herbal notes. Remarkable body with lots of character and a long and persistent final.
Food pairings: Grilled meats, white truffles, stews and aged cheese.