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Chianti Riserva DOCG, Volpetto

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Structured and full-bodied with good integration giving a smooth and deep intensity of fruit……a powerful, long finish

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Description

Vineyard & Winery – 100% Sangiovese from the province of Florence, 200-400 meters above the sea.
Fermentation takes place in concrete vats at a controlled temperature of about 22°C with macro oxygenation that lasts for 12 days. Frequent pumping over occurs throughout fermentation in order to extract colour and achieve soft tannins, followed by malolactic fermentation. The juice is left in contact with the skins for 8 –10 days.
The wine is then aged for 12 months in Slavonian oak barrels of 20 to 50Hl

Tasting Note – A highly concentrated bouquet. Well structured and full-bodied, the tannins are well-integrated giving a smooth, yet complex wine with a deep intensity of fruit and a powerful, long finish. Ideal with game and mature cheeses.

Additional information

Bottle size (cl)

75cl

Colour

Red

Country

Italy

Region

Italy – Tuscany

Variation criteria

Case of 6x75cl, Single bottle 75cl

Grape variety

Sangiovese