Borgo salcetino

Chianti Classico


VINEYARD  located at Lucarelli in the municipality of Radda in Chianti.
KIND OF GROUND  Lime, clay, sand.
GRAPE  95% Sangiovese, 5% Canaiolo
TYPE OF CULTIVATION  Cordone speronato

VINIFICATION AND REFINING — Grape harvest totally carried out by hand with use of boxes, followed by gentle destemming. The fermentation takes place at a controlled temperature of 23°C on the skins for twenty-two days. Then the malolactic fermentation takes place in wood.
At the end of this period, the wine is assembled and bottled with a further period of refinement in the bottle.

ORGANOLEPTIC CHARACTERISTICS It is a garnet red color. On the nose it is intense and recalls raspberries and cherries. On the palate it is fruity, full-bodied with velvety tannins.

DRINK WITH — matured cheeses, grilled red meat, game in various dishes, typical Tuscan cold-cuts (for example: Finocchiona).

LONGEVITY  6 – 10 years.

SERVE AT 16–18°C.