CHIANTI CLASSICO 2012

BORGO LA STELLA

90 % Sangiovese | 10 % Merlot

A soft Chianti Classico which is extremely pleasant to drink. Traditionally produced with excellent grape quality which can flourish at over 600m above sea level. Structured, authentic with a fine cherry note.
The highest grape quality from Borgo la Stella – developed with the 700 years of experience of one of the best regarded wineries in the world.

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% abv
Drinking notes
  • Ready for drinking
  • Open 1 hour before consuming
  • Do not decant
Ageing 6 weeks malolactic fermentation in steel vat
Filtration Natural filtration (sedimentation)
Maturation 12 months in 500 l oak barrels.
6 months in bottles.
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