Chianti dop (docg)

Charateristics of production area  
Producer Streda Belvedere
Grape Type Sangiovese
Altitude 200 meters
Aspect and soil profile East-west. Medium textured
Vineyard density 4500 vines/hectare
Training method Spurred cordon
Average vine age 15 years
Fermentation and Maturation  
Yield per hectare 110 quintals of grape
Harvest period Mid- September, mechanically harvested
Grape processing Crusher-destemmer
Temp and length of fermentation 28°C per 7 days in stainless steel
Maceration on skins 12 days
Malolactic fermentation Yes
Maturation 7-8 months in steel
Alcohol 13% vol
Minimun bottle ageing 3 months
Tasting notes  
Appearance Purple-edged ruby
Nose Wild red berry fruit with subtle notes of vanilla
Palate Full bodied and impressively well balanced excellent structure,
smooth and rounded with mellow tannins, and lengthy, expansive finish
Serving suggestions Can be enjoyed with any dish, but in particolar with first courses and
light main courses


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