Chianti Rufina DOCG Riserva 2011

Category: Wine
Producer: I Veroni

GRAPE: Sangiovese 100%

ORIGIN: vineyards located nearby the area of San Martino a Quona’s church in the Chianti Rufina area (around 250-280 meters o.s.l. - ha 2,79, 5600 plants/ha).

CLONE: Sangiovese R23, R24, R6 with rootstock 420A e 1103P.

EXPOSURE: south, south-west, incline of one in five.

VINIFICATION & AGEING: controlled temperature fermentation with the skins for approximately 20 days; maturation of 18 months in French oak barrels of 5hl capacity (50% new oak); 10 months fining in the bottle.

ALCOHOL: 13.5% vol.

COLOUR: clear and intense purple red.

PERFUME-AROMAS: very intense scent of blackberries and ripe red fruits, spices and tobacco aromas are combined to a gentle touch of oak scent.

TASTE: medium to full bodied silky taste with balance tannins and long lasting after-taste. FOOD: game and red meats as well as seasoned cheese.

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