Buca di San Ranieri
di Gianfranco Scarpellini
Phone: +39 3280008121
V. Queirolo 25 - 56125 PISA (PI)
vini di Toscana
A hilly Chianti aged in wood
Wine with an intense ruby red color on the nose, hints of pomegranate, pepper, red fruit, herbaceous notes, in the mouth a wine with a rustic note, red fruit returns which integrates well with sweet tannins.
Red meats, pasta and medium-aged cheeses.
Harvest 2016 - Grade 14 ° - 0.75 cl
DENOMINATION: Chianti Superiore DOCG (Controlled and Guaranteed Designation of Origin)
ZONE OF ORIGIN: Tuscany - Pisa
SOIL: Tending to be of medium texture, rich in marine skeleton
VINES: 90% Sangiovese - 10% Ciliegiolo
VINIFICATION: The grapes harvested exclusively by hand are de-stemmed, crushed and sent by gravity to special roto-fermenters, where they remain for about 10 days. Alcoholic fermentation takes place through indigenous yeasts present on the peel.
AGING: The wine rests for 4 months in a cement tank where the malolactic fermentation takes place, then in Slavonian oak barrels for about 12 months. After bottling, it is left to rest for another 6 months.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16-18 ° C