TYPOLOGYChianti Classico D.O.C.G.
PRODUCTION ZONECastellina in Chianti ( Siena )
VINESangiovese 90%, other native varieties 10%
SOIL TYPEThe entire vineyard is characterised by a clayey-calcareous soil. Rich in skeleton, i.e. pebbles and stones, particularly Galestro, with fine clay, not very rich in organic substance, well drained, with an average available water capacity. These characteristics create a particular balance between soil and climate that allows optimal ripening for Sangiovese.
VINIFICATIONNatural fermentation in stainless steel tanks
PERFUMEJuicy hints of cherry and raspberry on the nose with slight hints of Mediterranean scrub and floral notes.
PAIRINGSGoes well with appetisers and first courses of creative Tuscan cuisine.
TASTEMedium-bodied with crisp tannins on the palate and a fresh, long finish.
NOTESBelcanto Chianti Classico is produced entirely from grapes grown in vineyards in the commune of Castellina in Chianti. One part comes from the vineyards in Nittardi, located at 450 metres above sea level while the other comes from the vineyard south of Castellina in the Villa Rosa area located at 270 metres above sea level.
AGEING12 months in 500-litre tonneaux and 3500-litre barrels, then a few months in bottle.