Chianti Classico Lornano D.o.c.g. 2016
(97points Luca Maroni)
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Classificazione/ Rating: Chianti Classico D.o.c.g
Uvaggio/ Grapes: Sangiovese 100%
Vigneti/Vineyards:Located at an altitude of 300 meters s.l.m. facing South-South/Westt
Forma di allevamento/ Training system: Cordone speronato.
Eta dei vigneti/Age Vineyards: Vineyards of new and old equipment with an average density of 5,000 plants per hectare.
Terreno/Land: Compact calcareous clay, rich in macro and micro elements and skeleton of alluvial origin.
Vinificazione/Winemaking: From a selection of Sangiovese grapes harvested between 3 and 19 October, carefully de-stemmed grapes are vinified in modern stainless steel tanks, with maceration on the skins for a median duration of 15-18 days at a temperature of about 26 ° centigrade. When the alcoholic fermentation is completed, the wine begins his malolactic fermentation after which there the transfer in French oak barrels where it remains for about 12 months. It plays a further aging in bottle of six months.
Note Organolettiche/Tasting notes: Intense and focused ruby red colour. Fragrance of ripe red fruit on a spicy background: red cherries, blackberry, blueberry. The palate brings all its freshness, a nice acidity with fair and balanced tannins, accompanied by a long persistence.