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CHIANTI CLASSICO 2011 D.O.C.G. LECCI E BROCCHI

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WINE DESCRIPTION

Chianti Classico DOCG is an inevitable protagonist of good Tuscan food, that comes from cultivation of the fertile land in the heart of Chianti. This bottle guards the expression of the tradition like a treasure box and reveals itself through the most classical dishes of Italian Cuisine.

NAME: Chianti Classico DOCG 2011

GENERAL: obtained by a careful selection of Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Canaiolo collected to achieve full phenolic maturity

WEATHER CONDITIONS: From mid-August until the beginning of October, the high temperatures and lack of rainfall have accelerated harvesting operations. The harvest began on September 25. The grapes were transported to the winery very healthy, but made with grapes / wine lower than normal. The quality of the wines is very good for all types. The climate and meteoric, recorded especially last summer, resulted in a decrease in the amount assessed in 15% compared to last year.

PROVENANCE: Territory joined the D.O.C.G. Chianti Classico in the town of Castelnuovo Berardenga

EXPOSURE: South, South / West , West\

SOIL TYPE: Sandy clays with a strong presence of the skeleton.

DENSITY ' SYSTEM: 4500 vines for hectare.

VINEYARD ALTITUDE: 350 meters s.l.m.

SYSTEM: Guyot

TASTING NOTES

Colour: Ruby red with nail slightly grenade.

Nose: varietal of classic Tuscan style with notes of cherries and spice, tobacco and vanilla.

Palate: well expressed tannins, soft and mature, large with a good balance between components.

MATCHING

With any type of roast meat, including game and stews. He can challenge even the most complex cheeses.

TECHNICAL NOTES

VARIETY: Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Canaiolo

YIELD HAS: 70 q.li per Ha

HARVEST PERIOD: From late September to mid October

TENURE: Manual

CONTAINER FERMENTATION: stainless steel tanks

FERMENTATION TIME: 10/15 days

MACERATION: 20 days

MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION: after the alcoholic

MATURATION METHOD: Slavonian oak casks and French oak

LENGTH OF MATURATION: 5 months

SIZES AVAILABLE: 0.75 lt.