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Castello Albola Chianti Gran Selezione Santa Caterina 2016

Castello Albola Chianti Gran Selezione Santa Caterina 2016

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0,75 l  -  14.00% vol.
Castello di Albola
Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Santa Caterina takes its name from a single vineyard covering just a little more than five hectares on a south-facing slope, at an average altitude of 550 metres. It is a privileged parcel due to the composition of the soil, rich in galestro (a rocky, schistous clay soil), and to the quality of the Sangiovese grapes grown there. Vinified from a single variety, with a long ageing period in wood barrels, they turn into a shiny wine in the glass, with an invigorating scent and a strong, long-lasting taste that encapsulates the very soul of Castello di Albola.
Intense ruby red flecked with burgundy.
Intense and elegant with floral notes of lily and a good concentration of ripe red fruit.
Strong and full-bodied with sweet tannins. Long, persistent finish.
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€ 22.00
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Order by 1 hr and 15 mins to receive it Tuesday, 09 November 2021 in   United States of America.
Serve at:
16 - 18°C.
Decanting time:
1 hours
15 - 25 years
Name Castello Albola Chianti Gran Selezione Santa Caterina 2016
Type Red still
Year 2016
Size 0,75 l Standard
Region Tuscany
Grape varieties 100% Sangiovese
Origin Radda in Chianti (SI)
Climate Clayey soil, with good internal drainage due to the presence of fine gravel.
Soil composition Altitude: 550 m. a.s.l.
Cultivation system Cordon system
No. plants per hectare 5000 vines/Ha
Yield per hectare 50 q/Ha
Vinification Fermented in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature, where it is left to macerate for about 3 weeks.
Ageing Once the malolactic fermentation process has come to an end, 50% of the wine is placed in barriques and the other half in large Slavonian oak barrels to age for 14 months, followed by a further year and a half in the bottle.
Alcohol content 14.00% by volume
Sulphites Contains sulphites
Pairing Excellent with flavourful first courses, red meat, meat roasts, game, aged and medium-aged cheeses.
On offer Price Castello Albola Chianti Gran Selezione Santa Caterina 2016 € 22.00  ex VAT

Castello di Albola

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Mention is made of Albola with regard to holdings of Charles IV and the first definite traces of the are to be found in some title deeds and in a notarial document dating from 1010 regulating the relationships between some tenant farmers in Albola an...
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