CHIANTI CLASSICO RISERVA "LE BALZE" D.O.C.G.

CHIANTI CLASSICO RISERVA "LE BALZE" D.O.C.G.

The name comes from the popular slang setting Balze the terraced gravel to level the land where the vineyard which originally stood by the grapes used to produce this wine. Only the best vintages of the finest Sangiovese grapes harvested late will produce the Reserve LE BALZE.

Aging

Takes place in new French oak barrels for a period ranging between 18 and 24 months, then aged in bottle for at least a year before being sold.

Tasting notes

Ruby red tending to garnet, intense nose with balsamic notes of berries and tobacco with a light background of vanilla.
Full flavored, velvety, full-bodied with ripe tannins and balanced.

Matches Game meat, stews, seasoned cheeses

Grapes


Sangiovese 100%

Ground
Height 300 meters S.L.M. gradient medium / high loose, deep, very rich in skeleton (marl and limestone)

Winemaking
In stainless steel tanks where the fermentation and maceration may be up to 40 days after which it is poured and left to rest before going on to aging.

 

  • Intensità di impianto 5700/5900 ceppi Ha
  • Produzione 6700 bottiglie
  • uvaggio Sangiovese 100%