GRAPES: Sangiovese 90/95%, Canaiolo and other red grapes 5/10%
Area: Radda in Chianti
Altitude: 300-450m a.s.l.
Soil: alberese and galestro limestone, sand and marl
Harvest: late September / beginning of October
Fermentation: Traditional vinification with a gentle destemming and maceration of grapeskins for 18-25 days.
Ageing: 24 months first in barrels (both French oak tonneaux and barriques) and then refined in bottles
Reﬁning: in bottle for min 6 months
Color: Intense ruby red color
Nose: complex and varied aroma, with notes of small red fruits
Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva - Monterinaldi
The Chianti Classico Riserva wine is made from carefully selected grapes, resulting in an even higher quality wine that is especially long-lived. The denomination of “Riserva” is applicable only when the wine has aged in oak barrels, for at least two years with a minimum of 3 months of refinement in the bottle. It has a special depth and length that places it apart from everyday wines.