About the wine estate

ALBORE Chianti Classico DOCG

Score is an average of two or more recognised professional reviews
Tasting notes: Ruby red in color, with a lovely complexity perceived in the nose. It has a dense fruit core with notes of violet, iris and spices. Complex, savory and elegant, with a well-balanced body, smooth tannins and a pleasant freshness. 

Falstaff: 91/100 points 
Gilbert et Gaillard: Gold Medal 
Decanter: Bronze Medal 

Cru: Canali (300 m. a.s.l.) 

Soil exposure: South-West

Soil: limestone/Alberese type

Age of the vines: 10-20 years old	

Vines per hectar: 4000-5000

Pruning/Growing system: «Cordone speronato» 
	      (pruned-spur cordon-trained vines)

Harvest: by hand only 

Grape variety: 100% Sangiovese 	

Aging: 24 months minimum, then 3 months in bottle.

Alcoholic content: 13,5%

Winemaking: Fermentation at a controlled temperature with repeated pumping-over and délestage (rack and return); maceration for 15-25 days (depending on the year).
  • Type of wine: Red
  • Grape: Sangiovese
  • Wine styles: Medium-bodied red
  • Wine specifics:
  • Alcohol %: 13.5
  • Volume, ml: 750
  • Vintage: 2016
  • Suggested for meat: Poultry, White meat, Red meat
  • Suggested for cooking type: Creamy, Spicy, Cooked, Grilled, Fried

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