Chianti Classico | Ripanuda

 

Chianti Classico

Grapes: Sangiovese 90%, Merlot 10%.

Fermentation: Staineless steel fermentation in temperature controlled tanks. Malolactic fermentation in 25 Hl barrels.

Aging: 12 months of aging in large barrels.They are 25 Hl (660 gallons) Oak barrels from the French Allier forest.

Altitude: 420 meters (1400 feet) South-west exposure.

Soil: Galestro-Shists (Friable rock of the Marl-like soil, very favorable to the acidity). Please check wikipedia below.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_vineyard_soil_types

Density: 5000 plants per hectar

Harvest: Mid October

Alcol content: 14%

Residual sugar: 2 g/l

Acidity: 6,6 g/l in tartaric acid

Production: 1169 cases

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http://www.forbes.com/2008/11/18/europe-homes-dollar-forbeslife-cx_po_1118realestate.html

 


 
 

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