Fattoria di Piazzano

About the wine estate

CHIANTI DOCG

Description
GRAPE VARIETY : Sangiovese 80% , Canaiolo, Malvasia nera
EXPOSURE : South , southwest, north.
SOIL TYPE: Clay loam with rock fragments:
PLANTING DENSITY: Between 3200 and 5200 vines tocks/hectares.
TRAINING SYSTEM : Spur pruning.
HARVESTING PERIOD: Harvest takes place from the end of September to the first two weeks of October.
HARVESTING METHOD: Manual and mechanical harvesting in the new vineyards and selection of the grapes.
PRESSING: Soft pressing.
MACERATION ON THE SKINS for 3 weeks with pumping over the cap.
FERMENTATION AND AGEING: Alcoholic and malolatic fermentation  with native yeasts. Ageing in vitrified cement tanks . Futher ageing in bottle for 4/5 months.
TASTING NOTES: Nice ruby red colour , on the nose red cherry and floreal notes , on the palate, freshness and intensity in harmony with soft tannins.
LONGEVITY : Around 5 years.
REVIEWS:  Vintage 2016 Medal Bronze Decanter Awards ; Vintage 2016  90/100 James Suckling, vintage 2018  91 pts. Suckling
  • Type of wine: Red
  • Grape: Sangiovese, Malvasia Nera
  • Wine styles: Full-bodied red
  • Wine specifics: Natural wine, Vegan, Certified sustainable
  • Alcohol %: 13.5
  • Volume, ml: 750
  • Vintage: 2019
  • Suggested for meat: Poultry, White meat, Red meat, Vegetarian
  • Suggested for cooking type: Spicy, Cooked, Grilled, Fried

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