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Castello di Meleto Chianti Classico 2016

Castello di Meleto Chianti Classico 2016

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0,75 l  -  13.50% by vol.
Castello di Meleto
Intense ruby red.
Strong notes of cherry, typical of the vine, with floral and vanilla accents.
Velvety on the palate that becomes enveloping, with thick and round tannins, pleasantly alcoholic. Good structure and excellent balance with long and broad finish.
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Serving temperature:
16 - 18°C.
Decanting time:
1 hours
10 - 15 years
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Name Castello di Meleto Chianti Classico 2016
Wine type Red still
Year 2016
Format 0,75 l Standard
Region Tuscany
Grapes 100% Sangiovese
Location Loc. Meleto - Gaiole in Chianti (SI)
Climate Altitude: 420 m. a.s.l.
Composition of the land Alberese and galestro skeleton mainly clayey rich in iron, sulfur and quartz.
System Spurred cordon, guyot and sapling.
Plants n. x hectare 3500-5000
Yield x hectare 60 q/Ha
Temperature fermentation 25-28 °C
Period fermentation 15-20 days.
Vinification The grapes are harvested either by hand or by machine. The must obtained after a destemming and a light pressing of the grapes, is introduced into steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 25-28 ° C where, for a period of time ranging from 15 to 20 days, spontaneous alcoholic fermentation will take place (without the addition of exogenous yeasts) and the consequent maceration on the skins, after malolactic fermentation, carried out in cement tanks.
Aging 15 months in 54 hl Slavonian oak barrels.
Alcohol 13.50% by volume
Production year 120,000 bottles
On sale Price Castello di Meleto Chianti Classico 2016 € 13.49  With VAT

Castello di Meleto

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The acquisition of Castello di Meleto is one of the most interesting case histories in the Italian wine scene. We are in 1968 and Comm. Gianni Mazzocchi, president of Editoriale Domus (Quattrosoldi and Quattroruote), set up a joint stock company afte...
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