Wine & Oil
Chianti red wine

Chianti Le Fonti a San Giorgio

IL CHIANTI is a traditional wine with red fruits nuances and it conveys its contemporaneity through juicy tannins
Appellation: Chianti DOCG
Grape variety: Sangiovese 85%, Colorino 10%, Pugnitello 5%

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Characteristics of the production area

Altitude: 180 m asl
Soil type: Pliocene marine deposits of Piacenza rich in macrofossils
Exposure: North/South
Planting density: 5000 plants per hectare
Training system: Spur pruning system
Average age of vineyards: 10 years

Winemaking and ageing

Yeld per hectare: 4.5 tons /ha
Harvesting period: From 10 to 20 September.
Manual harvesting, de-stemming, fermentation with indigenous yeasts, at controlled temperature. Devatting after about 10 days of maceration.
Malolactic fermentation and ageing on noble lees for 3 months. Further ageing in bottle for 3 months.


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