Castello di Meleto Chianti Classico 2021

Castello di Meleto Chianti Classico 2021

Castello di Meleto, 0,75 l - 13.50%
100% Sangiovese

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Tuscany - Italy
Red organic still

How to serve

Serve at:

16 - 18°C.

Decanting time:

1 Hour

Longevity:

10 - 15 years

Glass:
Full Bodied and Very Aged Red Wines
Castello di Meleto Chianti Classico 2021

Colour

Intense ruby red.

Bouquet

Strong notes of cherry, typical of the vine, with floral and vanilla accents.

Flavour

Velvety on the palate that becomes enveloping, with thick and round tannins, pleasantly alcoholic. Good structure and excellent balance with long and broad finish.

Pairing

Pasta
Meat
Game
Cheese
Pork

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Features

Name Castello di Meleto Chianti Classico 2021
Type Red organic still
Classification DOCG Chianti Classico
Year 2021
Size 0,75 l Standard
Alcohol content 13.50% by volume
Grape varieties 100% Sangiovese
Country
Region Tuscany
Origin Loc. Meleto - Gaiole in Chianti (SI).
Climate Altitude: 420 m. a.s.l.
Soil composition Alberese and galestro skeleton mainly clayey rich in iron, sulfur and quartz.
Cultivation system Spurred cordon, guyot and sapling.
No. plants per hectare 3,500-5,000
Yield per hectare 6,000kg/h.
Harvest The grapes are harvested either by hand or by machine.
Fermentation temperature 25-28 °C
Fermentation period 15-20 days.
Vinification 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 takes place (without the addition of exogenous yeasts) and the consequent maceration on the skins, after malolactic fermentation, carried out in cement tanks.
Ageing 15 months in 54 hl Slavonian oak barrels.
Allergens Contains sulphites
On offer Price Castello di Meleto Chianti Classico 2021 € 13.66  ex VAT

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Vintage

Wine Spectator
93/100 
2021
xtraWine
92/100 
2021
Bibenda
 
4 bunches of grapes - A high quality wine with distinctive character 2019
James Suckling
92/100 
2019
Luca Maroni
90/99 
2019
Veronelli
 
2 red stars - A high quality wine with distinctive character 2019
James Suckling
91/100 
2018
Vinous
92/100 
2018
Decanter
90/100 
2013
Castello di Meleto
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