Chianti Petriolo Riserva represents the forefront in the search for harmony of flavours. Sangiovese, Merlot and Cabernet experience a careful refinement in barrique and make up the soul of this ruby red wine and its intense, refined taste.
Chianti Riserva DOCG
Sangiovese 90% Merlot, 5% Cabernet 5%
Italy - Tuscany - Province of Florence - City of Rignano sull'arno - Land recognized by the Chianti disciplinary production since 1932
300 Meters above the sea
Plants per hectare:
4000/5000 with ages from 5 to 25 years
Type of soil
Pliocene origin, clayish - calcareous, with a good skeleton.
Vinification and refining processes
Fermentation in red, with maceration on the skins for about about 15-18 days at a controlled temperature. Maturation: at least 6 months in a large barrel and two further months in barriques. Ageing in the bottle for 2 months.
Ruby red with garnet-red shades
Intense and complex with fruity notes of ripe cherries, blackberries and currants
Full-bodied with hints of vanilla - black pepper - fine tannins