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Chianti Riserva DOCG


Chianti Riserva DOCG

IL Volpetto Chianti Riserva has a highly concentrated bouquet. Well structured and full-bodied, the tannins are well-integrated giving a smooth, yet complex wine with a deep intensity of fruit and a powerful, long finish. Ideal with game and mature cheeses.

Grapes: hand selection of the best Sangiovese grapes. 100% Sangiovese.
Vineyard area: province of Florence, 200-400 meters above the sea.

Harvest: occurs between the end September and mid October.

Vinification: the grapes are destemmed and gently crushed. Fermentation takes place in concrete vats at a controlled temperature of about 22°C with macro oxygenation that lasts for 12 days. Frequent delestages and pumping over occurs throughout fermentation in order to extract colour and achieve soft tannins, followed by malolactic fermentation. The juice is left in contact with the skins for 8 –10 days. The wine is then aged for 12 months in Slavonian oak barrels of 20 to 50Hl


YearIssued byCountryAward TitleVintageAwarded
2017Berliner Wein TrophyDEChianti Riserva DOCG2014gold medal
2016Berliner Wine TrophyDEChianti Riserva DOCG2012silver medal
2016Mundus ViniDEChianti Riserva DOCG2013silver medal
2013Decanter World Wine AwardsUKChianti Riserva DOCG2010silver medal
2013IWCUKChianti Riserva DOCG2010bronze medal
2013IWSCUKChianti Riserva DOCG2010silver medal
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