Chianti classico riserva docg
The Chianti Classico Riserva is the best selection of the estate grown Sangiovese, especially selected bunch per bunch from the best zones of the vineyards which have a low yield of 1,5kg grapes per vine. It is a pure Sangiovese wine, which expresses tradition and elegance of our territory. It’s a wine with a long ageing potential, a robust expression of the Nardi Viticoltori terroir.
DENOMINATION: Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG
PRODUCTION AREA: Castellina In Chianti
VINEYARDS: Sangiovese 100%
GROUND: medium texture, clayey
ALTITUDE: 310 meters of the sea level
MICROCLIMATE: characterized by average rainfall in autumn and spring, winters with night’s temperatures
below zero and very hot summers.
COLOUR: bright ruby red with bold tones.
AROMA: The nose is fragrant, fresh with pleasant scents of red fruit, licorice, currant and a slight touch of
TASTE: It expresses a pleasant sweetness on the palate. It is round, soft and sapid, with a tannin that
becomes increasingly velvety with the passing of time. Acidity and persistence characterise a very elegant
WINE MAKING: steel
FERMENTATION: 18-25 days
AGING: 16-18 months in big Italian oak
BOTTLE AGEING: at least 12 months
PAIRING: roasted red and white meat, but is very well suited to poultry, rabbit and various cheeses.