Fattoria di Piazzano

About the wine estate

CHIANTI DOCG PIAZZANO RISERVA

Description
GRAPE VARIETY: Sangiovese 95% , Colorino 5%
EXPOSURE: South, south-west
TYPE OF SOIL: Clay-loam with rock fragments.
PLANTING DENSITY: 5200 vines /ha.
CULTIVATION SYSTEM: Spurred cordon
HARVEST TIME: harvesting period from mid September to mid October with careful selection of the grapes.
HARVEST METHOD: Mechanical harvesting with selection of the grapes.
PRESSING: Soft pressing and de-stalking.
MACERATION: on the skins for 3 weeks with frequent remontage
FERMENTATION AND AGING: malolactic fermentation and refining in oak barrels and large casks for over a year. Further refining in bottle for at least 6 months.
WINE-TASTING NOTES: Intense ruby red colour, garnet like, scent of plums and ripe berries with floral and spicy notes; of smooth, balanced flavour, intense and persistent, harmonious and elegant.
LONGEVITY: potential aging of 15-20 years
REVIEWS :  Veronelli vintage 2009 90 pts;   J.Suckling vintage 2011 90pts,  vintage 2013  91 pts,  vintage 2015 93 pts.
  • Type of wine: Red
  • Grape: Sangiovese
  • Wine styles: Full-bodied red
  • Wine specifics: Natural wine, Certified sustainable, Vegan
  • Alcohol %: 14
  • Volume, ml: 750
  • Vintage: 2017
  • Suggested for meat: Red meat, Vegetarian
  • Suggested for cooking type: Cooked, Grilled, Fried

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