Chianti Classico

Bright, juice, and sappy; just screams Sangiovese.

Bottle Size: 750 mL

UPC Number: 8032584133067

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  • Vintage 2014
  • Producer
  • Country Italy
  • Region Tuscany
  • Alcohol 13.5%
  • Composition:
    90% Sangiovese, 10% Other
  • Winemaker Notes The Cresti family have been proprietors of Carpineta Fontalpino Vineyard since the 1960's and traces of the wine making traditions date as far back as the past century. The name Carpineta Fontalpino has never changed. It has its roots in two historical places of the area of Montaperti.
  • Tasting Notes Aromas of red cherry, tobacco, and violet lifted by a whiff of mint. Great density with vibrant flavors of red currant and gun flint. Solidly structured and mineral bright; finishes with a firm tannic spine.
  • Press WS 90

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  • Vineyard The vineyard is located in San Piero, Cerreto, Castelnuovo Berardenga about 350 m above sea level with South/east exposure. The type of cultivation is Guyot/Cordon de Royat, and there are 2700 - 6000 plants/hectare
  • Vinification Hand picked, with 200 - 230 grams of sugar at the time of harvest. Aged for 12 months in barrels with 15 days of maceration time and a fermentation of 28 - 30 degrees C.
    Production: 50,000 bottles
 

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