Chianti Classico DOCG DIEVOLE
Dievole winery produces a sensational Chianti DOCG, that is famous worldwide. It is a blend composed by 90% Sangiovese, 6% Canaiolo and 4% Colorino. The lands composed mainly by marls, limestone and stones. The vineyards have a south, south-west exposition and are trained with spur pruned cordon. 5500 plants per hectare, that are around 15 years old, give 60 quintals grapes. Chianti Classico is produced with spontaneous fermentation, started by local lees in containers made of concrete. The malolactic fermentation is followed by the aging, that is managed in non-toasted, big barrels made of French oak for 13 months. Other three months maturation in the bottle end the process. This fabulous and elegant product is a true ambassador of its territory.
Features of this prestigious “Chianti Classico" produced by Dievole
Intense ruby red colour enriched by a wide scent that turns to flowers, mature red fruits and violet. The taste is structured, its minerality is balanced by mature tannins. Red fruits and cherry dominate. Pleasant and persistent final.
A traditional wine that is ideal with cheese, pasta with local sauces and grilled meat. It has to be served at a temperature that swings between 16-18°C in a wide wine glass that allows oxygenation. The alcoholic strength is 13,5% Vol.