Chianti Classico Riserva 2006

Ratings: Bronze Medal at the "2008 Los Angeles Wine & Spirits Competition", 4 stars (=Highly Recommended) on "Decanter Magazine",  Kyle Phillips on "Italian Wine Review" 2 stars, Luca Maroni 84 points (Index of Pleasantness), "Mondo" 86+ points, Wine Enthusiast 90 points, Guida dell'Espresso 3 bottles and 16/20, I Vini di Veronelli 89 points and 2 stars, Wein-Plus.de 87/100 Excellent;

 

Classification: D.O.C.G., certified as: "produced with Organic grapes".

Grape Varieties Blend: Sangiovese 90%, Canaiolo 10%

Vinification: Traditional style with "governo". Temperature of fermentation between 25 e 30 C.

Mauration and Refinement: Oak casks in (about 2 years) then bottle (minimum 6 months).

Organoleptic Characteristics of the wine:

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Colour: Intense red with ruby glints;

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Bouquet:Dominated by floral and red fruits notes, cherry evoluting to prune, delicate spicy finish with pleasant tobacco notes.

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Flavour: Fresh and sapid opening, backed by a solid structure with delicate but intense tanins. Good final persistence. 

                                            Alcool 14 % , Total acidity 6,0 g/l, Dry Extract 27,6 g/l 

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