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