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Vergine delle Rocce

Chianti

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Vergine delle Rocce - Chianti
Typically Tuscan.

This wine is an expression of its region. And viceversa. The line blurs between origin and belonging, and they become one: Chianti is Tuscany; Tuscany is Chianti. It is a matter of DNA: an unbreakable link, famous the world over, the symbol of love for things done well, with absolute care and passion.

Classification
Chianti DOCG

Alcohol content
13%

Area of production
The hills of Vinci, Cerreto Guidi and the surrounding towns

Wine type
85% Sangiovese 10% Merlot 5% other red grapes

Awards and Recognitions
2020 Mundus Vini Gold Medal 2020, Berliner Wein Trophy Gold Medal

Bottled history:

How it is made

The grapes are softly crushed and left to ferment in stainless steel containers at a controlled temperature of 28°C, for 10 days. Brief but frequent pumping over is also carried out.

Vintage 2018
The vines germinated early in 2018, due to temperatures higher than the seasonal average in March and April, followed by a relatively rainy May. The summer was good, with scattered rainfall, and September brought a series of sunny days, which helped the grapes to ripen with the correct phenolic and aromatic qualities.

Vinification
The grapes are softly crushed and left to ferment in stainless steel containers at a controlled temperature of 28°C, for 10 days.

Aging
In steel

Harvest
Between the 20th September and the 10th October 2018

Average altitude of the vineyards
From 40 to 130m MSL

Terrain type
Shell-rich Pliocene alluvial deposits

Training system
Primarily Guyot, but also spurred cordon, and for the oldest vineyards, Tuscan bow

Awards and Recognitions
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Taste the creativity:

Colour
Intense rimson red color.

Serving temperature
18°C

Aromas of spices
Fruity and spiced aromas of black pepper, cherry, fresh red berries

Pairs well with
Pasta dishes with meat-based sauces, semi-mature cheeses, grilled meat

Main aromas
On the palate it is fragrant and full-bodied, supported by soft tannins. It is balanced and intense, with excellent persistence and a fruity aftertaste.