Poggiotondo

Chianti Riserva D.O.C.G

Appellation: Chianti Riserva DOCG
Grape: Sangiovese, Canaiolo, Colorino.

Vinification and Tasting Notes

Vinification:

The grapes enter oak and concrete fermenters using the gravity flow system. Fermentation takes place using native yeasts. The wine goes through an extended maceration of 10 days. Malolactic fermentation takes place naturally. The Riserva is aged for approximately 20 months in 54 HL untoasted oack cask.

Tasting notes:

Deep Garnet red in colour, Intense complex aromas of Dark berry fruits, green leafy herbs and a dark chariness fill the glass, The mouth is consistent with the complexity of the aromas, Dark berry fruits are quickly surrounded by savoury herbs and spices with hints of tar, complimented with fine juicy tannins which fill the mouth and a long dry minerally finish.
Altitude: 100mt
Surface: 26 hectares
Soil type: Soil of marine origin, calcareous with a high presence of white sea shells that impart mineralogy and energy to the wines. Owing to the proximity of the Mediterranean, the western part of Chianti region has a milder climate resulting in a good balance of the wines.
Exposure: South  west
Training system: VSP with Guyot pruning