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Castello di Meleto - Chianti Classico Gran Selezione D.O.C.G.

Intense ruby red. Powerful and rich with spicy and balsamic notes followed by red berry fruit aromas. Fine, elegant tannins delight the palate announcing a pleasant and long aftertaste.

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Package 750 ml
Certifications D.O.C.G.
Region Tuscany
Nation Italy

Description

Varietal: Sangiovese 100%

Vineyard: Parcels within Casi and S. Piero vineyards

Year vineyard planted: between 2000 and 2003

Vines per hectare: 5000

Yield per hectare: 4.5 tons

Training method: Spurred cordon

Vinification: Exceptional care in regards to thinning shoots, foliage canopy management and pruning. The harvest is done exclusively by hand with 10-kilogram bins. As soon as the grapes reach the cellar, they are refrigerated at a temperature of 8/10° C for at least 24 hours: this allows extending of the pre-fermentation maceration period for extraction purposes. After the fermentation in oak barrels, a long maceration period follows.

Aging: The wine age in second and third year barriques in period from 24 to 30 months depending on the characteristics of the vintage. 6 months in the bottle at least.

Tasting notes: Intense ruby red. Powerful and rich with spicy and balsamic notes followed by red berry fruit aromas. Fine, elegant tannins delight the palate announcing a pleasant and long aftertaste.

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Castello di Meleto - Chianti Classico Gran Selezione D.O.C.G.

Castello di Meleto - Chianti Classico Gran Selezione D.O.C.G.

Intense ruby red. Powerful and rich with spicy and balsamic notes followed by red berry fruit aromas. Fine, elegant tannins delight the palate announcing a pleasant and long aftertaste.

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