CHIANTI CLASSICO RISERVA 2010

BORGO LA STELLA

90% Sangiovese | 10% Merlot

Intensive ruby-red colour, rich on the nose with notes of cherry, iron, leather, tobacco and aromatic herbs. Very elegant on the palate, balanced, harmonious with a very light tannin which gives the wine an excellent finish.

Vineyard Borgo la Stella, Radda in Chianti
Age of the vines 9 years
Soil Clayey with high limestone content (“Alberese” limestone)
Cultivation density 9,000 vines/ha.
Yield per plant Ø only 0.7 kg
Alcohol content 13.50% abv
Drinking notes
  • Ready for drinking
  • Open 1 hour before consuming
  • Do not decant
Ageing Malolactic fermentation in steel vat
Filtration Natural filtration (sedimentation)
Maturation Partially in new, partially in used 500 l oak barrels over a period of 18 months.
Vinification & bottling Marchesi Mazzei S.P.A. Agricola, Castellina in Chianti – Italia for Agricola Borgo La Stella, Radda in Chianti
Type of cork Natural cork
Residual sugar content 1.8 g/l