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
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:
Colour: brilliant garnet red.
Bouquet: rich and intense, elegant, hints of flowers and licorice.
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.