Chianti Classico Riserva1998

This wine has been awarded a Bronze Medal at the "Challenge International du Vin de France 2001" in Blaye-Bourg (Bordeaux). Ratings: Luca Maroni 78, Wine Spectator 86/100, Taster of Wines 78/100, Mondo-Weine der Welt 88/100

Classification: D.O.C.G

Grape Varieties Blend: Sangiovese 90%, Canaiolo 10%

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

Maturation and Refinement: Oak casks (about  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: rich and intense, elegant, hints of flowers and licorice.

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Flavour: elegant, dry, but rich and full, soft tannins, well balanced body, light "goudron", dried fruits. 

                Alcohol 12,9%, Total acidity 5,9 g/l, Dry extract 25,8 g/l

Availability and prices will be given on demand.

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