Denomination: Chianti Classico Gran Selezione D.O.C.G.
Area of production: produced from the grapes of the Tenuta Poggio ai Mandorli vineyards, located in the heart of the Chianti Classico district.
Vines: 90% Sangiovese 5% Merlot 5% Syrah
Alcoholic strength: 13%
Vine training method: spurred cordon
Soil: limestone, clay, marl, sand and pebbles
Yield per hectare: 7 tonnes
Vine density: at least 4500 vines
Refining time: 18 months in oak barrels followed by four months in the bottle
Organoleptic characteristics:This wine of great character is produced from the grapes from the Tenuta Poggio ai Mandorli vineyards: 90% Sangiovese and a small addition of Merlot and Syrah, aged for over 18 months in oak barrels then refined in the bottle for a further four months. A deeply intense ruby red colour with the slightest of garnet hues, a complex and elegant bouquet with hints of violets and fruits of the forest, a warm and well-rounded flavour with smooth, noble tannins offering a clear, very mellow and persistent finish.
Serving suggestions: Particularly loved as a wine for meditation, ideal with meat, noble game and mature cheeses.
Tasting temperature: 18 °C
Available formats: – carton of 6 bottles (75 cl)