Sole Chianti Superiore

Chianti superiore dop (docg)

Charateristics of production area  
Producer Streda Belvedere
Grape Type 90% sangiovese and other grape allowed by law
Altitude 200 meters
Aspect and soil profile East-west. Medium textured, largely clay with calcareous
fossil elements
Vineyard density 4500 vines/hectare
Training method Spurred cordon
Average vine age 15 years
   
Fermentation and Maturation  
Yield per hectare 90 quintals of grape
Harvest period Mid- September, mechanically harvested
Grape processing Crusher-destemmer
Temp and length of fermentation 28°C per 20 days in stainless steel
Maceration on skins 12 days
Malolactic fermentation Yes
Maturation 8 months in steel
Alcohol 13% vol
Minimun bottle ageing 3 months
   
Tasting notes  
Appearance Ruby red
Nose Red fruit, e violet flower very intense.
Palate Very equilibrate with sweet tannins and good acidity, elegant e juicy.
Serving suggestions Good for starters and meats, but also with salad and young cheeses.

 

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