San jacopo Chianti Classico
CHIANTI CLASSICO DOCG
Classification: Chianti Classico DOCG
Production Area: Greve in Chianti, Castello Vicchiomaggio
Grape Varieties: Sangiovese
Heavy soil with 30% clay.
Altitude 255-265 m.
Single Guyot pruning with 5,600 vines pe hectare.
Vinification & Maturation:
Vinification: Stainless steel vats. 8-10 days of skin contact.
Maturation: 8 months in large oak barrels of 25 or 50 hl.
Tasting Notes: Bright ruby red. Concentrated black sherry aroma, iris, cinnamon and a hint of rosemary. It is lively on the palate thanks to its crispness and to well-integrated tannins with medium body. The finish has orange juice and herbs flavour.
Food Pairings: Pasta with meat sauce and Barbecue.