Castello di Meleto

Chianti Classico Meleto 2017

Gaiole in Chianti
100% Sangiovese

Vineyard

Altitude: 300350m
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Vin Santo del Chianti Classico 2009

Description

Deep ruby red. Marked notes of cherry, typical of the grape, with hints of floral and spice. Velvety, enveloping palate with rounded tannins. Good structure with an excellent balance and long full finish.

Awards

Grappoli 4 Bibenda.it Wine Guide

Bronze Decanter Medal

91 pts Falstaff Wine Guide

91 pts James Suckling

91 pts Luca Maroni

Silver Selections Mondiales du Vin

90 pts Wine Spectator Points

Alcohol

13.5%

Analytical data

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Vineyard

Meleto, Poggiarso, Casi.

Vinification

Grapes are harvested by hand, destemmed and gently crushed before undergoing spontaneous alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 25/28°C for a period of 15 to 20 days. After racking, the wine undergoes malolactic fermentation in concrete tanks.

Maturation

15 months in 54 hl Slavonian oak barrels.

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