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Chianti Superiore DOCG

Vintage 2018
Denomination: Chianti Superiore DOCG
Grape variety: Sangiovese 75-80%, Canaiolo 15%, Colorino 5-10%
Alcohol content: 14.5%

Characteristics of the winegrowing area
Altitude of the vineyard: 300 metres a.s.l.
Type of terroir: clay-loam
Exposure: west, north/west
Planting density: 5,000 plants/hectare
Vine-growing system: Guyot
Grape hield per hectare: 70 q/ha

Harvesting and vinification
Manual harvesting in crates
Vinification in steel tanks at controlled temperature (25-28 °C)
Maceration for about 14 days
Maturation for 7-8 months in steel and at least 3-4 months of aging in bottle