Trochus - Chianti Colli Senesi

Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita

Sangiovese grapes are selected from our 35 years old vineyards. Our terroir and refinement in barrels make it very characteristic and typical

27.00 €

incl. VAT

Wine Production Area

Hills of the borough of San Gimignano – height 300 metres above sea level

Wine Grapes

Sangiovese 100% - Canaiolo 10%

Typology of the soil

Pliocene origin, medium texture, widespread clayey soil, skeleton content

Growth and cultivation system

Guyot and spur-pruned vines with 6-8 buds. Density 5.000 vines per
hectare, yield not higher than 70 quintals grapes per hectare

Harvest

Manual harvest, in small crates of 15/20 Kg capacity, in order to preserve the integrity of the cluster until the transfer to the cellar

Vinification

The vinification takes place at a controlled temperature and it begins with a cold maceration of the grapes for 2 days in order to extract the fruity aromas. It is followed by the alcoholic fermentation at a controlled temperature of 25-28°C for about 7 days in stainless steel tanks

Ageing and refining

Malolactic fermentation and subsequent 12 months maturation in 2500lt. oak barrels. Blended in steel tanks and 6 months in the bottle for the refinement

Color

Intense ruby red

Perfume

Ripe fruit, plum, tobacco, spices, sweet toasted hints

Flavour

Good and balanced structure, soft tannin components, great fruit and remarkable persistence

Tasting temperature

18° C

Pairing

Grilled red meat, boiled meat, cold cuts and aged cheeses

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