Chianti Classico DOCG

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 | Winery: La Sala

GRAPE: 95% Sangiovese and 5% Merlot

ALTITUDE: 200-310  meter above sea level

SOIL: Alberese Limestone and Red Clay

Awards

James Suckling

2014: 90 points

2015: 91 points

2016: 90 points

Wine Spectator

2016: 92 points

Tech Sheet


Training System Spurred Cordon System, 5.000 plants per hectare

Yields Per Hectare 65 q. grapes to hectare

Harvest Merlot middle September, Sangiovese middle October

Vinification Fermentation and Maceration at a set temperature at no more than 25 °C.

Ageing The ageing process lasts 15 months; half of the grapes are aged in a 38 hl. French oak barrel, the other half, in a steel barrel

Bottle Ageing 6 months