Chianti Classico Riserva Villa di Geggiano

Chianti Classico Riserva 2016

sangiovese 97% | cabernet sauvignon 3%

vineyard

  • Training method: Guyot
  • Average vines age: 15 y
  • Density: 5'000 plants/Ha
  • Yields: 30 hl/Ha

Terror

  • Village: Castelnuovo Berardenga
  • Altitude: 320 m.a.s.l.
  • Aspect: South/ south-east
  • Soil: Sand, silt, clay with a stony skeleton

Wine making and aging

  • Harvest: Hand-picked in racks
  • Wine-making: Destemmed and soft pressed, pre-fermentation maceration at 5° C, manual pumping-over and folling. Use of natural yeasts in the best vintages
  • Fermentation vessel: Stainless steel
  • Fermentation temperature: 28 C
  • Fermentation Length: 16 days
  • Malolactic fermentation: Realised after alcoholic fermentation
  • Aging: At least 18 months in French oak Tonneau of 500L + 12 months in French oak casks of 2’000L

Analytical Data

  • Alcohol level: 14,5% Vol
  • Total acidity: 5,20 g/l
  • Residual Sugar: 0,40 g/l
  • Free SO2: 12,00 mg/l
  • Total SO2: 61,00 mg/l
  • PH: 3,52

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