Chianti Classico Gran Selezione DOCG

100% Sangiovese. A gorgeous and mouthfilling palate with a long lasting finish, thanks to a elegant and fine-grained tannins. A beautiful backbone of acidity guarantees longevity and balance in the wine.

 

“Our aim is simple though ambitious: to make wines with a strong identity and with a distinct territorial imprint following the principles of organic and minimalist cultivation, fostering  native grape varieties that show their best and most unique characteristics in Tuscany.”


Wine exported to

Bermuda, USA, New Zealand, Puerto Rico

Most recent awards

  • 2019 | Jeb Dunnuck94+
  • 2019 | Wine Enthusiast93
Grape Varieties:

100% Sangiovese

Fermentation container:

Stainless steel

Length of maceration:

10-14 days

Malolactic fermentation:

Yes

Aging containers:

Tonneaux

Container size:

500L

Container age:

New and used (2nd use)

Type of oak:

French

Aging before bottling:

20 months

Aging in bottle:

12 months

Closure:

Cork

Organic:

In conversion

Vineyard location:

Radda in Chianti

Vine training:

Spurred Cordon

Altitude:

1,240 feet (378 meters) above sea level

Vine density:

6,200 plants per hectare

Yield:

1 kg per plant

Exposure:

Southeast

Age of vines:

40 years old

Time of harvest:

End September to mid October

First vintage of this wine:

2019

Total yearly production (in bottles):

4,000

Tasting notes:

A gorgeous and mouthfilling palate with a long lasting finish, thanks to a elegant and fine-grained tannins. A beautiful backbone of acidity guarantees longevity and balance in the wine.

Serving temperature:

Best served at 16-18 °C (60.8-64.4 °F)

Food pairings:

Pairs well with red meat, game, and aged cheese.

Aging potential:

Up to 15 years

Alcohol:

14%

Winemaker:

Vieri Vannoni and Luano Bensi