Castellare di Castellina Chianti Classico Riserva Il Poggiale
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The Chianti Classico cru, Reserve obtained from a single vineyard and which received the highest scores for its elegance and typical characteristics. A wine that showcases the enormous potential of the Sangioveto grape.
Area: Toscana/ Tuscany
Tasting Notes: Vibrant and lively ruby colour. The nose displays typical violet flowers and cherry fruit scents and a mineral note. Opens immediately to the palate with freshness and flavour dominating the middle part of the tasting, while the pleasant finish offers fragrant fruity notes.
Pairings: Recommended to pair with grilled meat dishes such as Chianina steaks, or with game, and interesting with aged cheeses.
Grapes: 90% Sangioveto, 5% Canaiolo, 5% Ciliegiolo
Classification: DOCG Chianti Classico
Vinification: In steel
Refinement: in 20% new barriques
Duration of refinement before bottling: From 12 to 18 months
Refinement in the bottle: 12 months
Vineyard altitude: mt. 350-400
Soil type: Limestone
Training system: Guyot single-arched cane
Planting density: From 2,700 to 7,000 in the new vineyards
Grape yield per hectare: 40/45 Ql
Harvesting period: After mid-October
Fermentation tanks material: Stainless steel at a controlled temperature
Malolactic fermentation: Yes