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VILLA PUCCINI - Chianti Classico Riserva

VILLA PUCCINI - Sangiovese - Chianti Classico Riserva, Tuscany, ITALY

This Chianti Classico is produced from specially selected Sangiovese grapes grown in the vineyards of Chianti Classico appellation, the most ancient Chianti area. Completely mature grapes are crushed right after harvest. When the primary fermentation is complete, the wine is stored in Slavonian oak casks where it performs malolactic fermentation and ages for a minimum period of 24 months. It completes its refinement in bottles for a minimum period of 3 months .Intense and characteristic bouquet, earthy, with wild red berries and underwood notes.

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VINEYARD

Villa Puccini wines were inspired by this long history rich in Opera, culture, elegance, prestige and, most of all, passion for wine.
Villa Puccini was created to represent traditions and the innovative spirit of Tuscany. The wine starts with ripe, coastal fruit, hand selected from a diverse set of vineyard blocks, creating a balance of complexity, elegance and fullness.

specially selected Sangiovese grapes grown in the vineyards of Chianti Classico appellation, the most ancient Chianti area

Wine facts

Label Notes:

This wine is the result of a selection from the finest grapes in the vineyards of the Chianti Classico area. The Riserva Villa Puccini mirrors the tradition of the refined art of Tuscan winemaking. Aged in oak casks, this rich red wine, full bodied and dry, affords a complex final touch of cherries and pepper. It is excellent with roasts, game and duck.

Total Production:

29000

Winemakers:

Sabino Russo

Producer:

Castellani spa

Variant:

750 mL

Average Age of Vines:

15 years

Average Vineyard Altitude:

500 m

Density:

5700

Production:

220 HL

Sustainably Farmed:

yes

Harvest Method:

manual

Sorting:

higher quality of Chianti Classico Riserva, selected following strict quality standards concerning the colour, the alcohol content, the bouquet.

Fermentation and Maceration:

Completely mature grapes are crushed right after harvest. When the primary fermentation is complete, the wine is stored in Slavonian oak casks where it performs malolactic fermentation and ages for a minimum period of 24 months. It completes its refinement in bottles for a minimum period of 3 months.

Malolactic Fermentation:

in Slavonian oak casks for a minimum period of 24 months

Aging:

24 months in oak casks, 3 months in bottle

Alcohol:

13%

Vintage:

2014

Country:

ITALY

Grape Varietal:

Sangiovese

SKU:

IT147

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