Vignamaggio

Chianti Classico Terre di Prenzano 2017

Greve in Chianti
100% Sangiovese

Certifications

Vegan

Vineyard

Altitude: 250350m
Training: Guyot
Soil: 50% Macigno del Chianti, 30% Argilloso, 20% Galestro
Vine density: 4.000
Yield: 45 hl/ha
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Chianti Classico Riserva Gherardino 2016

Description

Terre di Prenzano is a casual wine, informal and less ambitious. Medium body character, not too robust. A wine flexible, very immediate and pleasure. Terre di Prenzano has an happy drinkability, with purity fruit notes, freshness and a vibrant profile. It offers no strong impact but a texture very refined and creamy, it is very appealing, silky, rounded, with vivacity and no opulent, at the end with refined tannins. With Terre di Prenzano food is very welcome (pasta-pizza-barbecue wine).

Certifications

Vegan

Alcohol

13.5%

Analytical data

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Vineyard

Training: Guyot
Soil: 50% Macigno del Chianti, 30% Argilloso, 20% Galestro
Vine density: 4.000
Yield: 45 hl/ha

Viticulture

Vignamaggio is committed to the revival of more environmentally responsible farming methods in which sustainability is the key. The estate has been in ‘Conversion' to organic farming since 2015. With organic all the winegrowing changed significantly adopting also new and different agronomical procedures, like the stopping of the continuous soil tillage replaced by the grassing.

Vinification

Manual Harvest in small buckets and first manual selection of the clusters. At the arrival in cellar there is the automatic Optical Selection of the berries with a gently destemming. The berries fall down in stainless steel vats through gravity. All the process of maceration takes 15-18 days at temperatures controlled of 28/30° C. The malolactic fermentation continues in stainless steel.

Maturation

8 months in wood barrels of 40 hl, French oak. After the bootling it continues for 6 months in the bottles before the release on the market.

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