Chianti Classico D.O.C.G. – Riserva
Production area: Casa al Vento, Gaiole in Chianti (Siena)
Grape Variety: Sangiovese 90% – Merlot 10%
Altitude: 456 slm
Cultivation method: cordone speronato
Grape-harvest: by hand during the first decade of October
Vinification: in red with thermo controlling fermentation
Maceration: about 30 days
Ageing: 18 months in oak barrels and at least 6 months in bottle
Alcohol content: 14% vol.
Ruby red colour with garnet highlights. The aroma is very intense and complex; you can smell immediately spiced wood notes (nutmeg and cacao) and then the typical Chianti fragrance of violet. The wine is smooth, elegant, warm with a long aftertaste
Serving temperature: 18° – 20° C
Food matching: meat second courses
The best match of our Chef: Braised beef with Chianti Classico e pappardelle with wild boar.