Chianti Classico Gran Selezione DOCG "Cancello Rosso"
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Hand-picked grapes for the single cru Gran Selezione "Cancello Rosso" come from the vineyard of the same name — "Cancello Rosso", literally "Red Gate". The vineyard enjoys southwest exposure at an altitude of 380 m. Perfect light and day-night temperature contrasts provide for a sophisticated and deep Chianti Classico with an enhanced aroma and subtle minerality.
Grapes: 90% Sangiovese, Merlot, Colorino. Ageing: 30 months in tonneaux (French oak) followed by 6 months in bottles. Harvest period:by hand, at the beginning of October. Alcohol: 14,5%. Color: deep red with pomegranate reflections. Bouquet:ample, harmonious nose with ripe fruit, balsamic notes, liquorice, hints of vanilla, and other spices. Taste: a full-bodied, balanced, and well-structured wine with ripe tannins and an expressive finish.