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Castello di Volpaia Chianti Classico Riserva Coltassala 2012

Castello di Volpaia Chianti Classico Riserva Coltassala 2012

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0,75 l  -  14.00% by vol.
Castello di Volpaia
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90
BB
95
JS
93
The Coltassala has a vivid ruby color. This is a well-structured, complex wine with an elegant nose and hints of vanilla, cacao and fruit.
Vivid ruby color.
Elegant, intense, with hints of vanilla, cacao and fruit.
Structured wine made for being aged.
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Serving temperature:
18 - 20°C.
Longevity:
15 - 25 years
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Name Castello di Volpaia Chianti Classico Riserva Coltassala 2012
Wine type Red still
Classification DOCG Chianti Classico Riserva
Year 2012
Format 0,75 l Standard
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Grapes 95% Sangiovese, 5% Mammolo
Vineyards location Coltassala. Alltitude: 1450 feet above sea level. Exposure: south.
Composition of the land Decomposing sandstone, providing light soil rich in lime.
System Guyot
Yield x hectare 30 hl
Harvest The grapes were all harvested by hand and collected in boxes.
Vinification After harvest grapes were destalked and very lightly crushed. Under constantly controlled temperatures the grapes macerated in ideal conditions. The grapes first fermented in their own yeast at temperatures between 80 and 86°F for 14 days. During this phase, they were automatically punched down twice a day to draw out their finest qualities. After macerating on their skins for a further 10 days, the malolactic fermentation started.
Aging 18 months in new French oak.
Alcohol 14.00% by volume
Total acidity 5.60 gr/L
Residual sugars 1.10 gr/L
On sale Price Castello di Volpaia Chianti Classico Riserva Coltassala 2012 € 36.60  With VAT
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Castello di Volpaia

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2012
James Suckling
93/100 
2012
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90/100 
2012
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2012
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