“Red intense cherry colour and very high layer. When you smell it you can note aromas such as licorice, violet, ....Fabulous and fresh.
Perfect with lamb stew.
My friends loved Castello di Meleto Chianti Classico.”
- View: intense ruby red.
- Nose: pronounced notes of cherry, typical of the vine, with floral accents and vanilla.
- Mouth: velvety, surround with thick tannins, round, pleasantly alcoholic. Good structure and excellent balance with long and wide end.
APPELLATION: Chianti Classico.
VINEYARD: Gaiole in Chianti Meleto subzone, Poggiarso and almost half Altitude: 420 mt.Composición Soil: Alberese and Galestro skeleton, mainly clay rich in iron, sulfur and quartz. Training System: sponge cordon, Guyot and sapling.
GRAPES: 100% Sangiovese.
AGING maturation and aging: stop for 12 months in 54 hl oak barrels Slavic.
PREPARATION: grapes harvested by hand or machine. I must obtained after a stripping and light pressing of the grapes, introduced in steel tanks at a temperature controlled between 25 and 28ºC, with alcoholic fermentation spontaneously for 15 to 20 days and subsequent maceration skins, after malolactic fermentation held in cement tanks.
PAIRING: as an appetizer.
RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16-18 °C