Chianti Classico Riserva1996
Ratings: Wine Spectator 84/100
Grape Varieties Blend: Sangiovese 90%, Canaiolo 10%
Vinification: Traditional style with "governo, temperature of fermentation between 25° and 35°C.
Maturation and refinement: Oak casks (2 years) then bottle (min.6 months).
Organoleptic Characteristics of the wine:
Colour: brilliant garnet red.
Bouquet: intense, full and elegant, well balanced with hints of iris, violet, undergrowth).
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.