SERGIO ZINGARELLI CHIANTI CLASSICO GRAND SELECTION DOCG
A fresh vintage overall, without events of particular stress, characterized by a long maturation, ideal for Sangiovese.
Grape variety: 100% Sangiovese, selected clones in the Chianti Classico production area.
Production technique: the grapes come from the Le Terrazze vineyard of the Le Macìe estate in Castellina in Chianti. After 10 days of alcoholic fermentation and 21 of post-fermentation maceration on the skins, the wine undergoes malolactic fermentation in cement. Aging in small 25 Hl French oak barrels Troncais for 18 months followed by a permanence in the bottle for at least 20 months.
Colour: intense ruby red.
Bouquet: fruity, intense and persistent with light spicy notes.
Taste: fruity, warm and enveloping with excellent gustatory balance, silky and elegant tannins.
Producer's advice: Long aging wine, suitable to accompany elaborate meat dishes, but also to be enjoyed alone to better appreciate its qualities.
Serve at a temperature of about 16-18 °C.
Alcohol content: 14.0% vol.