Chianti Colli Senesi DOCG
Chianti Colli Senesi DOCG | Azienda Agricola Poggio Salvi

CLASS: Chianti Colli Senesi DOCG

TYPE: Rosso fermo

YEAR: 2012


Format: 0,750 l

Region/Area: Toscana, Sovicille (SI)

Grapes: 90% Sangiovese, 5% Colorino, 5% Merlot

The soil: tendentially clayey, rich of iron, which can be recognized from the typical red colour of the earth, mixed with large tuffaceous areas, with fossil and coal residues

Location of the vineyards: Località Poggio Salvi, Municipality of Sovicille, on a slope facing south/ south-west, which gradually descends from 300 to 250 metres above sea level.

Production notes: the type of cultivation is the “spurred cordon”, with 2.5 x 0.70 m planting density, and maximum grape production per hectare of 7000 kg

Harvesting: Picking of the grapes takes place manually at the end of September.

Wine-making: it is traditional, with the soft pressing of the grapes, followed by fermentation at controlled temperature, below 28° C, in stainless steel vats, made specifically to obtain delicate tannins and extract the colour.

Aging: after fermentation, the wine remains inside the steel vats until the spring, then it is placed inside 30-hl barrels made with English oak and barriques, where it ages for approx. 12 months.

At the eye: intense ruby red colour

At the nose: light scents of violet and dry flowers

At the mouth: excellent body, harmonious, savoury, with soft tannins

At the table: it is ideal to accompany typical dishes of the Tuscan cuisine, consisting of meat and aged cheeses

To serve:: at 18° C.

Chianti Colli Senesi DOCG