DOCG Chianti Rufina Riserva “Blu”

Description

Colour: intense ruby red
Aroma: good complexity of red fruits and light spicy notes
Taste: well-structured with ripe and round tannins, it has a persistent palate and a very good drinkability

Technical Features

Appellation: DOCG Chianti Rufina
Altitude: 250/350 mt. above sea level
Exposure: South-East
Soil: Clayey limestone
Age of vineyard: 15 years
Vine density: 5.000 plants/hectare
Grape varieties: 90% Sangiovese, 5% Merlot, 5% Sirah
Yield: 6.500 Kg./hectare
Harvest period: Sangiovese on the 4th week of September and 1st week of October. Merlot on the 3rd week of September
Alcoholic Fermentation: in stainless steel tanks
Malolactic fermentation: in oak barrels (1.800 Lt.)
Aging: 12/15 months in French oak barrels (1.800 Lt.)
Bottle aging: 12 months