Organic chianti colli senesi 2015

chianti, italy

 

VARIETAL: 95% Sangiovese, 5% Ciliegiolo; certified organic

WINEMAKER: Paolo Salvi

VINEYARDS: Calcareous soils; 1,300 ft altitude

FARMING PRACTICES: Certified organic; dry farmed; rows grassed over with clover and legumes; no chemicals used (fertilizers, pesticides, additives); hand-harvested

VINIFICATION: Spontaneous fermentation with native yeasts in concrete tanks. 6 months in contact with the lees, with regular batonage. Naturally stabilized and lightly filtered before bottling. All work in the winery is done with gravity, without the use of pipes or pumps. Sulfites ≤62mg/L

TASTING NOTES: A ruby color with layered aromas of cherry, black pepper and violet. Well balanced and tightly knit on the palate with supple tannins, mineral notes and fresh acidity and a long finish. 

NOTE: Also available in Magnums in traditional straw bottles.

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