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Chianti Classico

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Chianti Classico

Tenuta San Vincenti’s estate-farm extends over 60 hectares, completely protected by the surrounding wild forest. The location is near the historical hamlet of San Vincenti, in the locality called Stignano.

Appellation: Chianti Classico DOCG

Type: Red, dry

Varietal: 100% Sangiovese

Wine Details:

Tasting Notes:
Color: Ruby red.
Bouquet: Very perfumed, with floral and berry  aromas and a balanced finish of spices.
Taste: Elegantly fresh and intense in softness on the medium- to full-bodied palate, pleasant red fruit notes, balanced acidity,medium tannins and a pretty finish.
Alcohol: 13.5%.
Serving Temperature: Chianti should be served chilled – 12-15°C (55-60°F).
Pairing: A wine that is suitable for any occasion, particularly valid with carpaccio and meat cuts, vegetarian, and meat sauces. Excellent for aperitifs with cured meats and mature cheeses.

Vinyard Notes:
Production Area: Gaiole in Chianti (Siena).
Elevation: 350 to 550 meters (1,150/1,800 feet) a.s.l.
Exposure: South-eastern and south-western.
Soil: Predominantly clayey presence in the lower part, to an important sandy fraction of ancient marine deposits in the upper part, all veined by sandstone and calcareous galestro.
Planting System: Low spurred cordon technique.
Plant Density: 6,000 plants/ha.
Vineyard Age: 20 years.

Winemaking Notes:
Harvest: Late September/Early October.
Vinification: Fermented in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature (up to a maximum of 28°C). Macerations, depending on the vintage, from 14 to 20 days.
Aging: 8-months in wood of various formats starting from a minimum size of 5hl, finishing with 2 months of rest in thermo-conditioned concrete.
Total  Production: 24,000 bottles.



2011 Chianti Classico – 95 Points – James Suckling (June 2014)
"This is so beautiful, with incredible depth of fruit and ultra fine tannins. It's full-bodied with a polished, silky texture and a long, subtle, fascinating finish. Drink or hold."

2010 Chianti Classico – 91 Points – James Suckling (Oct 2014)
"I love the finish to this wine, with delicate dark chocolate, dried berry and floral character. Full to medium body, refined tannic texture and a long, long finish. Drink or hold."