CHIANTI DOCG 2018

With organically grown grapes


Vineyards of origin: S.Pietro (72%), Porta (28%)
Variety of grapes: Sangiovese 95%Trebbiano 5%
Years of establishment: S.Pietro 1973 e 2005
Porta 2001
Type of terrain: sandy, clay
Planting distances: 2,5 m x 0,8 m
Aspect : South, South West
Pruning: guyot and cordone sperontato

Data of 2018 harvest
Grape yield per hectare: 56 quintals
Grape yield per vine: 1,1 kg
Second year of low yelds, caused by the effects of the severe drought of 2017 and of a fast passage of hail. Handy picking up of grapes in the second half of September, pressing and destalking, 18 days steeping. Trebbiano was fermented in red, over Sangiovese’s skins

Analytical data of must
Sugars: 226 g/l
Acidity: 6,22 g/l
The wine spontaneously completes the malo-lactic
fermentation between the drawing off process (beginning of October) and the beginning of winter. Ageing is performed in cement vats for 5 months. Refining in bottles last at least one month. It improves up to three years from the harvest .

Analytical data of finished wine
Alcohol 13,37 % vol
Residual sugars 1 g/l
Total acidity 4,44 g/l
Dry extract 30,2 g/l
pH 3,75
Bottled production: 14.500 bottles 0,75 l

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