Chianti Classico Riserva 2007

Ratings: Silver Medal in the "2009 Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition", Eno-Verlag: 4 stars, Kyle Phillips on "Italian Wine Review" 88-90/100, International Wine Review 87/100, Luca Maroni 82 points (Index of Pleasantness), "Mondo" 83 points, Guida dell'Espresso 3 bottles and 15/20, Guida Slow Food al Vino Quotidiano 2 stars, I Vini di Veronelli 2010 85/100 and 1 star, Wein-Plus.de 86+/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: Deep black cherry ruby;

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Bouquet: Intense,sour cherry fruit supported by deft berry fruit acidity and some wet bark bitterness, very pleasant depth,  spicy finish with pleasant tobacco notes.

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Flavour: Rich cherry fruit supported by clean sour berry fruit acidity and by smooth sweet deep tanins, well balanced, sour berry fruit finish. Very good persistance. 

                                            Alcool 14 % , Total acidity 5,6 g/l, Dry Extract 31,5 g/l 

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