DOCG Chianti Rufina Riserva
||Castle Nipozzano, Pelago. 20 Ha vineyard in Montesodi. Aspect South-West. Altitude 400 m s.l.m.
||The harvest in the Frescobaldi estates ended October 11, with very positive especially for the excellent quality of the grapes harvested in all the different areas where there are Seals FrescobaldiAl Nipozzano Castle, stronghold of the production of Chianti Rufina DOCG, the 'regular and balanced climatic conditions has resulted in wines of great elegance and secure longevity. Regular and never excessive intake of water during the months of July and agosto.Le mild summer rains have ensured a good water supply plants to address the veraison (color change). On sunny days, cool and dry in September and October were particularly favorable to ensure all the necessary characteristics to the grapes to produce wines of high quality and great structure.
|Composition of the land
||Arid and rocky, the limestone, clay and limestone, well drained, very rich in organic matter.
|Plants n. x hectare
||In part 3,000 in part 5850
||Manual to start in October
||Stainless steel containers for fermentation. Maceration for 30 days.
||Malolactic fermentation after alcoholic one.
||18 months in French oak barriques and 6 months in bottle split.