||Maceration without stalks is performed at a controlled temperature of 28 °C for 10-12 days. Malolactic fermentation occurs in stainless steel vats, which is followed by maturation for at least 15 months in French oak barrique, partly new and partly first-passage. The wine is blended in stainless steel vats. Very wide filtration is applied at the bottling stage, which is followed by ageing in glass for at least 12 months.
||15 months tonneaux, 4 months large oak barrel, 6 months stainless steel, 18 months bottle.
||Price Rocca di Castagnoli Chianti Gran Selezione Stielle 2013 € 30.50