Chianti superiore castel di pugna
Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita
Deep ruby red.
Floral and fruity aromas, reminiscent of dry fruit. Spicy and balsam notes. Aromas of vanillas.
Dry, sapid, slightly tannic taste. Winey, harmonic and elegant.
Grape varieties Sangiovese 90 % – Colorino 5% – red grape varieties 5%
Vineyards age 2000
Pruning system Spur pruned cordon e Guyot
Planting density 5000 plants per hectare
Yield per hectare 6 tons of grapes
Hand harvest date Last week of September
Crush and fermentation Alcoholic fermentation and maceration for minimum 15 days in stillness steel tanks with détéstage and pump-overs at a controlled temperature
Ageing and fining For 12 months 50% of the production ages in 500 litres French oak tonneaux oak barrels, the remaning 50% aged in 25 hl barrels of Slavonian oak. Fining in bottle for minimum 15 months
Ageing ability 10 years
Color Deep ruby red.
Nose Floral and fruity aromas, reminiscent of dry fruit. Spicy and balsam notes. Aromas of vanillas.
Palate Dry, sapid, slightly tannic taste. Winey, harmonic and elegant.
Serving Suggestions Roast meat, truffle, spiced fish or with tomato, fresh cheeses.