Chianti Colli Senesi Riserva DOCG
Production Area San Gimignano
Grapes 90% Sangiovese 10% Merlot
Vineyard age 15 – 20 years old
Altitude 280 – 320 mt s.l.m.
Training system spurred cordon
Plant density 4000 plants per hectare
Production per plant 1.5 kg
Method of Harvest hand harvest, careful selection of grapes
Winemaking destemming followed by fermentation of the grapes in cement tanks. Aging in barriques for about 3 years
Alcohol content 14.5% Vol.
Color ruby red with garnet highlights
Nose fresh and very intense, finished with subtle notes of cocoa and roasting
Palate very soft, with tannins fresh and crisp
Ideal serving temperature 18° C
Serving suggestions the classic combination is with Tuscan sliced meat, but fits perfectly with all Tuscan dishes, roasts, grilled meats, cheeses