DOC Vinsanto Del Chianti Rufina “Grignano”

Description

Colour: amber-yellow, limpid.
Aroma: very complex, characterized by notes of dried apricot and dried fruits
Taste: great structure and complexity. Very persistent on the palate

Technical Features

Appellation: DOC Vinsanto del Chianti Rufina
Altitude: 300 mt. above sea level
Exposure: South-East
Soil: Clayey limestone
Age of vineyard: 25 years
Vine density: 2.500 plants/hectare
Grape varieties: 65% Malvasia del Chianti, 35% Trebbiano
Yield: 7.000 Kg/hectare
Harvest period: at the end of September the best grapes are selected from the various vineyards
Grape drying: natural air drying by hanging grapes for about 3 months (100 days)
Fermentation: after press the must is decanted into small oak barrels named Caratelli (50/225 liters) where alcoholic fermentation takes place
Aging: 5 years minimum