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Tegolaia

Riserva Chianti Rufina D.O.C.G.

Production Area:

Amidst the hills of Pelago in the Chianti Rufina D.O.C.G. area, with a soil composition of marly, calcareous clay as typically found in the Arno valley east of Florence.

Aspect:

South-facing

Altitude:

200 / 350m above sea level

Harvest Period:

First half of October

Serving Temperature:

19/20°C

Grape variety:

Sangiovese

Cultivation Method:

Spurred cordon

Maturation:

24 months in oak barrels

Ageing Potential:

15 - 20 years

Vinification:

The grapes are fermented in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature (28/30°C) for 10 days before racking and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel. After fermentation the wine is put into oak barrels.

Sensory Characteristics:

Appearance:

Ruby-red in colour

Aroma:

Enveloping, flavours of red ripe fruits, excellent persistence.

Flavour:

Round and balanced with robust personality.

Accompaniments:

Well-suited to savoury and red meat dishes, particularly grilled meats.

Data Analysis:

Alcohol:

Dry Extract:

13.5% vol.

30,00

Total Acidity:

Total polyphenols:

5,00

3100