Chianti Classico 2017 Riserva Docg Villa Antinori - Antinori

Antinori

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Il Chianti Classic Villa Antinori Reserve of the Marchesi Antinori it wants to be a return to the origins. The family has opened a new winery in Chianti Classic and so he wanted to highlight a historic label. The first vintage of this wine was produced in 1928. Until 2000 the product represented the idea of ​​Chianti Classic according to the Antinori family. The blend consists of 90% Sangiovese e 10% Cabernet. Its denomination is Chianti Classic DOCG Reserve. The vines are grown in the historic area with pruning a guyot e spurred cordon. The land is located at an altitude of less than 700 meters just as required by the disciplinary. The soils are made up of a mixture of clay, limestone, sand and arenaceous substrates. This allows a good water drainage which protects from harmful stagnation. The climate is particularly favorable. There good exposure and the high temperatures in July and August favor the good ripening of the grapes. The strong thermal excursions between day and night they also contribute to fixing sugars and aromas.

La harvest takes place in a period between mid-September and early October depending on the climatic conditions of thevintage. Generally, Sangiovese grapes are harvested first and then Cabernet grapes. The two games are vinified separately until the stage is completed malolactic. The latter is conducted in stainless steel for Sangiovese and in barrels of I and II passage for Cabernet. Following theassembly the wine rests partly in large barrels and partly in barrique. Bottling will take place in June 2 years after the harvest. Ruby red. Intense fruity notes of ripe cherry, cranberry and wild berries stand out on the nose, combined with pleasant and well integrated aromas of toasted wood, tobacco and a light balsamic hint. On the palate it is enveloping, vibrant, savory, with soft and velvety tannins. The finish is long and persistent.

 

Your name Antinori Chianti Classic Villa Antinori Reserve 2017
Type Still red
Classification
DOCG Chianti Classico Riserva
Year 2017
Format 0,75 l Standard
Country
Italy
Region Toscana
Vines Canaiolo Nero, 90% Sangiovese
Location San Casciano Val di Pesa (FI)
Fermentation temperature No top at 30 ° C.
winemaking The grapes, after being destemmed and softly pressed, were transferred to stainless steel tanks where the alcoholic fermentation at a controlled temperature not top at 30 ° C. There maceration lasted about 15 days, during which mechanical interventions were carried out aimed at the controlled extraction of aromas, structure and sweet tannins.
Refinement At the end of the malolactic fermentation, carried out in stainless steel tanks for Sangiovese and in second and third passage barriques for the other varieties, the various lots were assembled and continued their aging in wood, mainly in large barrels and partly in barrique, until the spring.
Grado alcohol 13,50% by volume

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