La Spinetta Chianti Riserva
Grape Varietal: 100% Sangiovese
Vineyard: Casanova Terricciola, Tuscany
Vine Age: 22 years
Altitude: 250 meters above sea level
Soil: Calcareous, ocean sediments
Training System: Cordone Speronato
Harvest: First to second week of September
Yield per acre: 3,000 bottles
Fermentation: Alcoholic fermentation for 7-8 days in temperature controlled roto-fermenters, malolactic fermentation in oak
Aging: 24 months in medium toasted French oak casks, transfer to stainless steel vats for 10 months before bottling, aging in bottles for another 6 months.
Alcohol content: 14% alcohol by volume
Production: 30,000 bottles per year
Tasting Notes: Intense dark red in color. Aromas of berry, soft mineral and plum. Full and velvety with lots of fruit and a long intense finish.
Formats Available: 750 ml
Current Vintage: 2012