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: 13%
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: more than 1 year in oak casks, french barriques and tonneaux, and then 3 months in bottles.
Organoleptic characteristics:This wine, so distinctive in character, is produced from the vinyards of the “Poggio ai Mandorli” estate, using 90% Sangiovese grapes, together with a small addition of Merlot and Syrah.
Aged for more than one year in oak casks, french barriques and tonneaux, it is refined with an additional for four more months in the bottle. An intense ruby red colour, with delicate flashes of maroon, it offers a complex, elegant bouquet giving hints of violet and wild berries. The taste is warm and conforting, with soft, noble tannins that endow the wine with an allurgin, persistent character.
Serving suggestions: Especially admired as an ideal wine for meditation, it also goes well with dishes of meat, noble game and well aged cheeses.
Tasting temperature: 18 °C
Available formats: – carton of 6 bottles (75 cl)