Denomination: Chianti Classico Gran Selezione D.O.C.G.
Area of production: produced by origin from the vineyards of “Poggio Ai Mandorli” estate. In the heart of chianti classico area.
Vines: 90% Sangiovese 5% Merlot 5% Syrah
Alcoholic strength:: 14 %
Vine training method: spurred cordon
Soil: calcareous, clay, marl, sand and pebbles
Yield per hectare: 7 tonnes
Vine density: at least 4500 vines
Refining time: 6 months in tonneaux, french oak barrels and then in bottles for min 3 months.
Organoleptic characteristics: The GRAN SELEZIONE (in English GREAT SELECTION) is a new type of excellence and can be certainly considered a new point of reference for the international wine drinkers in the world. The Chianti Classico Poggio ai Mandorli is a wine mainly produced with Sangiovese grapes and a small addition of Merlot and Syrah. The winemaker did let the wine aging and refine in tonneaux and french oak barrels for over one year. On the nose it is complex and elegant with notes of violets and wild berries. Warm and well balanced on the mouth, excellent body that makes it particularly suitable also as meditation wine.
Serving suggestions: It goes well with meat dishes, game, as well as mature cheeses.
Tasting temperature: 18 °C
Available formats: – carton of 6 bottles (75 cl)