This Cru grows on a clayey-limestone soil that is one of the most representative types of Chianti Classico: a very stony soil, rich in calcium carbonate and clay and poor in organic matter.
Hand picking and selection of the best grapes in the Colledilà vineyard on September 24-25, 2020.
Fermentation temperature 24°-27°C with daily punching. Duration of fermentation and maceration on the skins about 14-16 days.
22 months in 500-litre tonneaux of which 30% new and 70% second passage.
December 21, 2022.
Planted in: 1997 – Density: 6.600 plants/ha
Surface Area: 7,62ha – Training: spurred cordon
Altitude: 380 m above sea level – Clones: Sangiovese VCR23, VCR5, Brolio
Exposure: South-East Rootstock: 110R
2020 has been characterized by lack of rain for most of the year, with a mild winter, an average spring and a very hot summer. A couple of late showers in August brought some relief, even if September temperatures were above average, but with the expected diurnal range.
Alcohol: 14,5% vol – Total acidity: 6,10 g/l
ph: 3.22 – Non-Reducing Extract: 28,25 g/l
Total Polyphenols (in Gallic acid): 2008 mg/l