Chianti Classico


AREA OF ORIGIN: Tuscany (provinces of Florence and Siena).
PEDOCLIMATIC ENVIRONMENT: Hilly areas not exceeding an elevation of 700 metres with arenaceous, calcareous, marly substrata, clayey shale and marl.
GRAPE VARIETIES: Between 80% and 100% Sangiovese. Up to 20% Canaiolo Nero.
COLOUR: Bright ruby red verging on garnet red when aged.
CHARACTERISTICS: Wine with a generous bouquet with a fruity, well-balanced flavour, dry with hints of red berries, with soft tannins; this wine improves with time to acquire smooth velvety texture.
GASTRONOMIC COMBINATIONS: This wine is a particularly suitable accompaniment to game, grilled meat and mature cheeses.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: Serve at a temperature of 18°-20°C.
WINEMAKING: In red, with 12-15 days steeping on skins in stainless steel tanks.
AGEING: To achieve Classic Chianti, the wine must be left for at least 6 months in oak casks and 3 months in bottles.
BOTTLE: Bordeaux 750 ml
CAPSULE: Black P.V.C. with side writing