chianti classico DOCG 2012


 

As often happens in Val delle Corti in difficult and less generous years the outcoming wines are extra elegant structured. Crystal clear aromas, hints of citrus alternating with earthy, stony sensations. Taut, assertive flavour, tangy and profound as always.

 

grapes

sangiovese 95% / canaiolo 5%

vineyards age

17 years

aspect

east

altitude

450m asl

soil

marly-limestone, rich in stony material

fermentation

3 weeks in stainless steel, 30% of the mass lays on the skins for 4 months, controlled temperature, punchdowns by hand, natural yeasts

maturation

24 months in large Slavinian oak casks 2000-3000 litre

bottle ageing

3 months

vol alcohol

13,5%

bottled

February 2015

 

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