Chianti Classico Riserva1996

Ratings: Wine Spectator  84/100

 

Classification: D.O.C.G

Grape Varieties Blend: Sangiovese 90%, Canaiolo 10%

Vinification: Traditional style with "governo, temperature of fermentation between 25 and 35C.

Maturation and refinement: Oak casks (2 years) then bottle (min.6 months).

Organoleptic Characteristics of the wine:

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Colour:  brilliant garnet red.

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Bouquet: intense, full and elegant, well balanced with hints of iris, violet, undergrowth).

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Flavour: dry but rich, soft tannins, slight goudron (licorice) aftertaste, well balanced body.

                Alcohol 12,5%, Total acidity 5,5 g/l, Dry extract  25,0 g/l

Availability and prices will be given on demand.

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