Chianti Classico Docg Gran Selezione Gaiole
100% Sangiovese


The soil of the vineyard of the same name consists of marine deposits of Pliocene origin, with the presence of sandy deposits and stones smoothed by the sea, while lower down there is clay. Good organic matter content. Marine fossils and lignite emerge on the surface. The slopes are gentle and the vineyard is located in the central part of the property, to the south of the clayey-limestone soils.


Harvesting and selection of the best grapes in the vineyard by hand on September 18, 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 19, 2022.

Vintage Awards

Planted in: 1998-2000        – Density: 6.600 plants/ha
Surface Area: 10,87 ha        – Training: spurred cordon
Altitude: 320 a.s.l.m.          – Clone: Sangiovese VCR23, VCR5
Exposure: South-East         – Rootstock: 420A

Growing Season

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.


Technical Information

Alcohol: 14.50 % vol.         -Total acidity: 6.06 g/l
pH: 3.21                             -Non-Reducing Extract: 26.82 g/l
Total Polyphenols (in Gallic acid): 2318 mg/l