CHIANTI SUPERIORE DOCG 2015

Organic wine

Vineyards of origin: Old vineyards – S.Pietro, Poggio e Patrignone – (65%), Spareto (31%). Porta (4%)
Variety of grapes: sangiovese 95%, colorino 5%
Type of terrain: sandy, clay
Year of establishment: Vecchie vigne (1973/77), Spareto (1995), Porta (2001)
Planting distances: 3m x 1,2 m (old vineyards), 2,8 x 0,8 m (Spareto), 2,5m x 0,8m (Porta)
Aspect: South and South West
Pruning: guyot and cordone speronato (Porta)

Data of 2015 harvest
Grape yield per hectare: 57 quintals
Grape yield per vine: 2,0 kg
Grapes used for this wine are harvested 15 days after the first passages of a manual and selective harvest, at the end of September. Pressing and destalking, 23 days average steeping with natural yeasts.

Analytical data of must
Sugars: 246 g/l
Acidity: 5,6 g/l
The wine spontaneously completes the malo-lactic Fermentation just after the alcoholic one, before the beginning of Winter. Apart from one third of the wine that remained for six months in oak barrels, this Chianti Superiore has matured in cement vats for 15/18 months . Refining in bottles lasts at least 3 months.

Analytical data of finished wine
Alcohol: 14,22 vol
Total acidity: 4,66 g/l
pH: 3,75
Residual sugars: 1,5 g/l
Dry extract: 31,0 g/l
Bottled production: 14.000 0,75 l bottles

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