CHIANTI DOCG RISERVA 2014

with organically grown grapes

Vineyards of origin: Patrignoncello (94%), Santo Pietro (6%)
Variety of grapes: sangiovese 94%, colorino 6%
Type of terrain: sandy, clay
Year of establishment:2003 Patrignoncello, 2005 S.Pietro
Planting distances: 2,5 x 0,8 m
Aspect: South
Pruning: cordone speronato and guyot

Data of 2014 harvest
Grape yield per hectare: 90 quintals
Grape yield per vine: 1,8 kg
The grapes are picked up with the last passages of a manual and selective harvest in several passages. Pressing and destalking, 17 days average steeping, both for Sangiovese and for Colorino. Separated processing for variety and vineyard.

Analytical data of must
Sugars: 250 g/l
Acidity: 9 g/l
The wine spontaneously completes the malo-lactic fermentation between the drawing off process and the beginning of Winter.
Ageing is performed in French oak barriques during 10 months and then wines coming from different vineyards are blended. Refining in bottles lasts at least 6 months.

Analytical data of finished wine
Alcohol: 14,85 vol
Total acidity: 4,65 g/l
pH 3,75
Residual sugars 1 g/l
Dry extract: 32,6 g/l
Bottled production: 5.000 0,75 l bottles

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