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Vinsanto of Chianti Classico

Vinsanto Chianti Classico

Technical Data
 

Vinsanto Chianti Classico

Height of vineyards: 500 m a.s.l.

Vines per hectare: 5000

Type of soil: medium clayey, stony, with sands of galestro and alberese

Esposizione vigneti: South

Blend: Malvasia del Chianti e Trebbiano Toscano

Production:

Grapes per hectare: 100 quintals

Yield in wine: 35%

Bottles per year: 3000

Features & Pairings suggestions

Vinification

Vinification

Manual late harvest, choosing the bunches and arranging them in crates to guarantee their integrity. The grapes are then laid out on racks in a ventilated room, where natural drying takes place, for 2-3 months, with a consequent concentration of sugars. Follows soft pressing, Must clarification and fermentation directly in oak or chestnut caratelli (little barrels). Vinsanto ages for at least 3 years in caratelli sealed with sealing wax, placed in a local attic, subject to sudden changes in temperature. The variations in temperature cause blocking and restarting of the fermentation several times, prolonging it for months. Once a high alcohol content has been reached, the process stops definitively, with a certain residual sugar content.

Visual Analysis

Visual Analysis

Amber-colored.

Olfactory Analysis

Olfactory Analysis

Intense, with strong notes of dried fruit, accompanied by hints of walnut and juniper.

Gustatory Analysis

Gustatory Analysis

Dense, with notes of dried fruit and quince jam.

Serving Suggestions

Serving Suggestions

Serve at a temperature of 16-18 C, in tulip glass.

Pairing Suggestions

Pairing Suggestions

Desserts, cantucci (typical biscuits), dried fruit, fresh cheeses like pecorino.

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La Castellina
Via Ferruccio, 26
53011 Castellina in Chianti, Siena, Italy

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Tel: +39.0577.740459
Fax: +39.0577.741882
E-mail: info@lacastellina.it
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Fattoria La Castellina di Tommaso Bojola
Loc. Ferrozzola 1,
53011 Castellina In Chianti (SI), Italy
VAT 00879410520
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