Wine & Oil
Tuscan white wine

Chianti I Fossili Riserva

I FOSSILI is an authentic wine which conveys the quality of Sangiovese grapes, carefully selected in our vineyards together with a small percentage of Colorino
Appellation: Chianti Montespertoli DOCG Riserva
Grape variety: Sangiovese 85%, Colorino 15%



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Characteristics of the production area

Altitude: 180 m asl
Soil type: Silty clay of marine origin and high presence of limestone
Exposure: South West
Planting density: 5000 plants per hectare
Training system: Spur pruning system
Average age of vineyards: 10 years


Winemaking and ageing

Yeld per hectare: 5 tons /ha
Harvesting period: First two weeks of September.
Manual harvesting, de-stemming and fermentation with indigenous yeasts at a controlled temperature. Maceration of about 20 days. Devatting and then malolactic fermentation in the tank. Ageing in French oak barrels from 7 hl for 24 months. Further ageing in bottle for 4 months.




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