CHIANTI CLASSICO GRAN SELEZIONE
Classification: Chianti Classico Gran Selezione
Production Area: Chianti Classico
Grape Varieties: Sangiovese & Merlot
Alcohol Content: 13,5%
Available formats: 750ml - 1,5L
Vinyard Information: La Prima, a 2.2Ha plot of Sangiovese, with a planting density of 5000 vines/Ha.
on heavy clay (30%) at an altitude of 250 mt. Single Guyot pruning, very low yields
of about 30Hl/Ha.
Vinification & Maturation:
Vinification: Small (50Hl.) stainless fermentation vats ensure maximum skin/juice contact
for a period of about 15 days.
Maturation: 18 months in new 225 lt. French barriques followed by about 8 months in bottle
Tasting Notes: Ruby red with brick red undertones. Notes of cherry and ripe fruits. Extremely
elegant, not overpowering, plenty of tannins but smooth and rounded. Enjoyable
now but will develop very well over the years.